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Dynamically Set Windows Service Name by config

Hello, I am using the Limited Edition version of InstallShield for Visual Studio (2012-2013).
My .NET service sets the service name dynamically from the app.config file ... and I was wondering how I could use the config's Service Name to set the service name in InstallShield. Is this possible with the Limited Edition version?

Thanks in advance,
Daniel Brooks
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Flexera Ken536
Flexera

Re: Dynamically Set Windows Service Name by config

Hi,

Both the Service Name and the Display name can evaluate a property in brackets during run time.
You can use a custom action to read in the string and set it as a property.
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