If you're using WIX and you're adding components to the product file by hand then you've probably found yourself creating and cutting/pasting a lot of GUIDs which can be a real pain and productivity killer. There is the "Create GUID" menu option under tools but that still requires calling and then cutting / pasting. The other day one of other members on our team came up with these steps to create a macro that will create and insert a new GUID and can be bound to a key board short cut.
- Go to Tools – Macros – Macro Explorer and paste the following into a module:
- Then assign it a keyboard shortcut through Tools – Environment/Keyboard, you can generate a GUID in-place with a simple keyboard shortcut.
No more copy/paste