What on earth is this?

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What on earth is this?

Postby bokkie » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:40 pm

Look at my attached screenshot. I downloaded the latest X4 and regenerated my licence file. I deleted all the code and added nothing more than a Set Variable statement. In the MSIcode window there's a sort of signature in the top-right corner. It's nothing I added; it just magically appears. Does anyone know what's going on? When I took the first version of X4 it wasn't there. It only appeared when I downloaded and installed a new version made available for download a few days ago.

My version is 4.16.2016. I also created a new blank project and added a variable to make sure it wasn't an older test project that might be causing problems.

Any ideas?
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Re: What on earth is this?

Postby sinan » Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:47 pm

Google is your friend :)

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Re: What on earth is this?

Postby Sheri_Steeves » Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:14 pm


Did you ever find out what this was? I just noticed the same in X5 (coming from X3), and perhaps I'm late to the party but I have no clue what this is either.

Sinan's answer of "Google is your friend" is not helpful in the least. What do I "GOOGLE" - InstallAware wierd signature? Signed MSICode? The second gave lots of answers of signing MSI files. A simple answer would have been sufficent.



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Re: What on earth is this?

Postby Sheri_Steeves » Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:08 pm

Ok, so I know whose signature it is... can someone tell me WHY one is being placed at the bottom of every script file??

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Re: What on earth is this?

Postby svogel24 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:51 pm

Is there any way to prevent the signature from displaying in the MSICode Editor, either by changing a setting within InstallAware Studio, or by directly modifying or deleting some file that controls its appearance?

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Re: What on earth is this?

Postby SteveDude » Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:26 pm

I thought it was kind of cool, like an artist signing a masterpiece. It's always at the bottom and you can add some empty comments to move it down.

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