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ShortFileNameType (Simple Type)

Description
Values of this type will look like: "FileName.ext". Only one period is allowed. The following characters are not allowed: \ ? | > : / * " + , ; = [ ] less-than, or whitespace. The name cannot be longer than 8 characters and the extension cannot exceed 3 characters. The value could also be a localization variable with the format !(loc.VARIABLE).
Pattern Type
Must match the regular expression: '[^\\\?|><:/\*"\+,;=\[\]\. ]{1,8}(\.[^\\\?|><:/\*"\+,;=\[\]\. ]{0,3})?|([!$])\(loc\.[_A-Za-z][0-9A-Za-z_.]*\)'.
See Also
Wix Schema