WiX Toolset

ComponentGroup Element

Description
Groups together multiple components to be used in other locations.
Windows Installer references
None
Parents
Fragment, Product
Inner Text
None
Children
Choice of elements (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • Component (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • ComponentGroupRef (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • ComponentRef (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • Any Element (namespace='##other' processContents='Lax') Extensibility point in the WiX XML Schema. Schema extensions can register additional elements at this point in the schema.
Attributes
Name Type Description Required
Id String Identifier for the ComponentGroup. Yes
Directory String Sets the default directory identifier for child Component elements.  
Source String Used to set the default file system source for child Component elements. For more information, see Specifying source files.  
Any Attribute (namespace='##other' processContents='lax') Extensibility point in the WiX XML Schema. Schema extensions can register additional attributes at this point in the schema.
See Also
Wix Schema, ComponentGroupRef