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Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Key specifies a unique key for the AssociationElement.


  • This element does not appear in the Properties pane of Windows System Image Manager (Windows SIM) until you add AssociationElement to the answer file.

  • The value for Key is added to the answer file as an attribute of the AssociationElement element. The attribute wcm:keyValue is used to identify each unique association. For example, you can specify three different associations by using the Key values of Monitor1, Monitor2, and Monitor3.



Specifies a unique key for the AssociationElement. Key is a string.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-TabletPC-Platform-Input-Core| AssociationData| AssociationElement | Key

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-TabletPC-Platform-Input-Core.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure AssociationElement to associate two Tablet PC monitors to three digitizers on the same system, using the key values: Monitor1, Monitor2, and Monitor3.

   <AssociationElement wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="Monitor1">&quot;hid#VID_1B96&amp;PID_0008&amp;REV_2100&amp;mi_01&amp;col01&quot;=&quot;PCI\\VEN_8086&amp;DEV_4102&amp;SUBSYS_16B510CF|FUJ5812&quot;</AssociationElement>
   <AssociationElement wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="Monitor2">&quot;hid#VID_1B96&amp;PID_0008&amp;REV_2100&amp;mi_01&amp;col02&quot;=&quot;PCI\\VEN_8086&amp;DEV_4102&amp;SUBSYS_16B510CF|FUJ5812&quot;</AssociationElement>
   <AssociationElement wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="Monitor3">&quot;hid#VID_1B96&amp;PID_0008&amp;REV_2100&amp;mi_01&amp;col03&quot;=&quot;PCI\\VEN_8086&amp;DEV_4102&amp;SUBSYS_16B510CF|FUJ5812&quot;</AssociationElement>


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