Edit Property Dialog

Create or edit a property.

Edit Property



In this field you can specify the property name. When choosing the property's name you should also decide if the property will be private or public.


In this field you can specify the property's default value. Since this field is Pseudo-formatted, you can use some of the properties available when your custom property is initialized. In order to select one of them simply type the "[" character and select the "Property..." menu.

Hide Property

Prevents the property from being written into the log file. This may be used to prevent the installer from displaying passwords or other confidential information in the log file.

NoteWhen the machine Debug policy is set to a value of 7, the installer will write the property in the log, even if the property is marked as hidden.

Set persistent property

If you enable this option, the property will be stored in the registry and available in maintenance mode (repair, uninstall, etc.) and during upgrade installation. If the property is changed during maintenance, its value will not be stored in the registry.

Per Build Values

In this section you can specify the property's value for each build in the project.

NoteThe options bellow, appear in the “Edit Property” dialog only if the project features multiple builds.


The build for which these settings apply.

Use default value

For the specified build the property has the value you specified as default.

Use specific value

Specify the value that the property will have only in this build.

Do not include in this build

Don't include the property in the selected build.

NoteUnless specified otherwise, for each build the property will have the default value.