Standard Condition Properties
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A unique identifier for this object.  This ID is generated when the object is created and does not change throughout the life of the object.


This property tells you what condition was originally used to create this object.


This tells InstallJammer whether this object is active or not.  An inactive object is not packaged when building an installer.


An alias is an alias by which to call an object ID.  Any object in InstallJammer that has an ID can also have an alias.  This makes it easier to remember objects by their alias instead of their object ID.  For example, the Install Actions group that is created for a new project is aliased to be called Install Actions to make it easier to call from other actions.

Check Condition

This property tells InstallJammer when to check this condition.  This property is only valid for panes and actions and does not appear for conditions applied to other object types.  The possible choices are different depending on if you are currently modifying a pane or an action.


When the Check Condition property on an Action is set to Before Next Action is Executed, it will cause the current action to be executed again if the condition fails.  This is mostly useful during Console installations where you want the action to execute again to display its message and prompt the user for input.  The user cannot continue to the next action until the condition is satisfied.


Comments are sometimes provided by InstallJammer to tell you what an object is doing, but they are usually set by someone building the project.  Comments are not used by InstallJammer for anything and can contain any text you want.


This property is used to hold user-specific data.  Just like comments, this data is not used by InstallJammer and is safe for you to store anything you want into it.  This can be helpful for storing other bits of relevant data with an object in the system for use by other objects, actions or conditions.

Failure Focus

A widget to move the focus to if the condition fails.  If Failure Message is not empty, the message will be displayed, and then the focus will be moved to the Failure Focus widget.  If no message is displayed, the focus will simply move to the Failure Focus widget.

Failure Message

A message to display to the user if this condition is checked and fails.  If this property is left blank, no message will be displayed to the user.