ActionData ControlEvent

The installer uses this event to publish data on the latest action. The data can be displayed on a dialog box by a Text Control that subscribes to this ControlEvent. This event should be authored in the EventMapping table.

This ControlEvent can be handled by a user interface run at the basic UI, reduced UI, or full UI levels. For information about UI levels, see User Interface Levels.

Published By

This ControlEvent is published by the installer.


This ControlEvent does not use an argument.

Action on Subscribers

The subscribers are hidden when a new action starts and shown when new action data arrives from the installer.

Typical Use

A Text Control on a modeless dialog box subscribes to this event through the EventMapping table. The Text Control Attribute is listed in the Attributes field of this table to receive the current action data. Typically used to display the names of the files copied during file copy.