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Highlights of WiX v3.0.3725

WiX v3.0.3725.0 was released on Friday, 25-Jan-08. You can download it from

New features

  • The XmlConfig element in WixUtilExtension now supports a Node attribute value of document to rewrite the whole XML document.
  • The new switch -swall for candle, light, and lit suppresses all warnings, for when you’re feeling reckless.
  • WixUI now validates that the chosen installation directory is valid, to detect as early as possible what would otherwise be a fatal error.
  • Code page values can now be specified by number or “Web name.”
  • New core WiX elements include SetDirectory and SetProperty, which offer simplified authoring for type 35 and type 51 custom actions, respectively.

Bug fixes