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ProgId Element

ProgId registration for parent Component. If ProgId has an associated Class, it must be a child of that element.
Windows Installer references
ProgId Table, Class Table, Registry Table, Icon Table
Class, Component, ProgId
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Sequence (min: 1, max: 1)
  1. ProgId (min: 0, max: unbounded): The version-independent ProgId must be the first child element of actual ProgId. Nesting other ProgId elements within the Version-independent ProgId will create COM+ aliases, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305745 for more information.
  2. Extension (min: 0, max: unbounded): Extensions that refer to this ProgId
Name Type Description Required
Id String   Yes
Advertise YesNoType    
Description String    
Icon String For an advertised ProgId, the Id of an Icon element. For a non-advertised ProgId, this is the Id of a file containing an icon resource.  
IconIndex Integer    
NoOpen String Specifies that the associated ProgId should not be opened by users. The value is presented as a warning to users. An empty string is also valid for this attribute.  
See Also
Wix Schema