WiX Toolset

Merge Element

Merge directive to bring in a merge module that will be redirected to the parent directory.
Windows Installer references
Directory, DirectoryRef
Inner Text
Choice of elements (min: 0, max: unbounded)
  • ConfigurationData (min: 0, max: unbounded): Data to use as input to a configurable merge module.
Name Type Description Required
Id String The unique identifier for the Merge element in the source code. Referenced by the MergeRef/@Id. Yes
DiskId DiskIdType The value of this attribute should correspond to the Id attribute of a Media element authored elsewhere. By creating this connection between the merge module and Media element, you set the packaging options to the values specified in the Media element (values such as compression level, cab embedding, etc...).  
FileCompression YesNoType Specifies if the files in the merge module should be compressed.  
Language LocalizableInteger Specifies the decimal LCID or localization token for the language to merge the Module in as. Yes
SourceFile String Path to the source location of the merge module.  
src String This attribute has been deprecated; please use the SourceFile attribute instead.  
How Tos and Examples
See Also
Wix Schema, MergeRef