ActionText ControlEvent

The installer uses this event to publish the name of the present action. The name 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 shown when a new progress data arrives from the installer.

Typical Use

A Text Control on a modeless dialog subscribes to this event through the EventMapping table. The Text Control Attribute should be listed in the Attributes field of this table to receive the name of the current action.