WiX Toolset

CreateFolder Element

Description
Create folder as part of parent Component.
Windows Installer references
CreateFolder Table
Parents
Component
Inner Text
None
Children
Choice of elements (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • Permission (min: 0, max: unbounded): ACL permission
  • PermissionEx (min: 0, max: unbounded): Can also configure the ACLs for this folder.
  • Shortcut (min: 0, max: unbounded): Non-advertised shortcut to this folder, Shortcut Target is preset to the folder
  • 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
Directory String Identifier of Directory to create. Defaults to Directory of parent Component.  
See Also
Wix Schema, RemoveFolder