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Version: v3

DirectorySearchRef Element

References an existing DirectorySearch element.
Windows Installer references
ComplianceDrive, ComponentSearch, DirectorySearch, DirectorySearchRef, IniFileSearch, Property, RegistrySearch
Inner Text
Choice of elements (min: 0, max: 1)
IdStringId of the search being referred to.Yes
ParentStringThis attribute is the signature of the parent directory of the file or directory in the Signature_ column. If this field is null, and the Path column does not expand to a full path, then all the fixed drives of the user's system are searched by using the Path. This field is a key into one of the following tables: the RegLocator, the IniLocator, the CompLocator, or the DrLocator tables. 
PathStringPath on the user's system. Either absolute, or relative to containing directories. 

A reference to another DirectorySearch element must reference the same Id, the same Parent Id, and the same Path. If any of these attribute values are different you must instead use a DirectorySearch element.

How Tos and Examples
See Also
Wix Schema, ComponentSearch, IniFileSearch, RegistrySearch