WiX Toolset

Extension Element

Description
Extension for a Component
Windows Installer references
MIME Table, Verb Table, Registry Table
Parents
Component, ProgId
Inner Text
None
Children
Choice of elements (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • MIME (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • Verb (min: 0, max: unbounded)
Attributes
Name Type Description Required
Id String This is simply the file extension, like "doc" or "xml". Do not include the preceding period. Yes
Advertise YesNoType Whether this extension is to be advertised. The default is "no".  
ContentType String The MIME type that is to be written.  
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.
IsRichSavedGame   Registers this extension for the rich saved games property handler on Windows Vista and later. (http://schemas.microsoft.com/wix/GamingExtension)  
See Also
Wix Schema