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MSI: INIFile table - using "[blah blah]" as value

Can someone tell me how to add the following value into the INIFILE table in the correct format:

[REM _DDE_Direct][FileOpen("??")]

When the MSI executes, it displays a NULL entry, eg, it is supposed to look like this:

DDEOPEN=[REM _DDE_Direct][FileOpen("??")]

but it comes out like this:

DDEOPEN=


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Answers (2)

Posted by: jagadeish 8 years ago
Red Belt
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Add a property in property table with following value

MYVALUE=[REM _DDE_Direct][FileOpen("??")]

IniFile table use it like this

DDEOPEN=[MYVALUE]

Posted by: pjgeutjens 8 years ago
Red Belt
0

try escaping the square brackets by replacing them with [\[] and [\]] respectively

so that would become [\[]REM _DDE_Direct[\]][\[]FileOpen("??")[\]]

 
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