Custom Action Sources

A custom action source can exist in several different forms. The following table lists the types of custom actions that can have each form of source. See the topic for the basic custom action type for more information.

Custom action sourceAssociated custom action types
Custom action stored in the Binary table. Custom Action Type 1, Custom Action Type 2, Custom Action Type 5, Custom Action Type 6
Custom action copied during installation. Custom Action Type 17, Custom Action Type 18, Custom Action Type 21, Custom Action Type 22
Custom action referencing a directory. Custom Action Type 34
Custom action referencing a property. Custom Action Type 50, Custom Action Type 53, Custom Action Type 54
Custom action stored as literal script code in database table. Custom Action Type 37, Custom Action Type 38
Custom action displaying an error message. Custom Action Type 19

 

See Summary List of All Custom Action Types for a summary of all types of custom actions and how sources are specified in the CustomAction table.

Related topics

About Custom Actions
Using Custom Actions
Custom Action Reference

 

 

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