WiX Toolset

Category Element

Description
Qualified published component for parent Component
Windows Installer references
PublishComponent Table
Parents
Component
Inner Text
None
Children
Sequence (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  1. AppData (min: 0, max: unbounded)
Attributes
Name Type Description Required
Id Guid A string GUID that represents the category of components being grouped together. Yes
AppData String An optional localizable text describing the category. The string is commonly parsed by the application and can be displayed to the user. It should describe the category.  
Feature String Feature that controls the advertisement of the category. Defaults to the primary Feature for the parent Component .  
Qualifier String A text string that qualifies the value in the Id attribute. A qualifier is used to distinguish multiple forms of the same Component, such as a Component that is implemented in multiple languages. Yes
See Also
Wix Schema