Show an information panel

This custom action creates a dialog box displaying rich text to your end users. It is similar to the Show a Readme dialog custom action except that all variables found in the rich text can be optionally replaced by their values.

Property NameData TypeDescription
CaptionStringThe title that appears on the dialog box or in the wizard’s instruction panel.
EvalForVarBooleanIndicates whether the rich text should be scanned for variables before it is displayed. If true, all variables found will be replaced by their values.
NextCaptionStringHolds the text of the Next button or Continue button. You can insert your own text. Otherwise, leave it to #Next or #Continue resource strings.
TextRichLinesThe text that should be displayed in the text box in Rich Text Format (RTF). Click the ‘…’ button to edit it with Rich Text Pad.
WizardDescriptionStringAn additional description for the information panel that will appear in the instruction bar (only used if you enable the Wizard interface theme).

Note: this dialog can be used to replace the Welcome/End screens. You can also use it to show a “setting summary” before file extraction for instance.

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