desktop:ExecutionAlias

The executable of a UWP app to be activated from a command prompt.

Element Hierarchy

<Package>
<Applications>
<Application>
<Extensions>
<uap3:Extension>
<uap3:AppExecutionAlias>
<desktop:ExecutionAlias>

Syntax

<desktop:ExecutionAlias Alias              = An executable in the form of a string followed by ".exe".
                        uap8:AllowOverride = Boolean value. />

Attributes and Elements

Attributes

Attribute Description Data type Required
Alias The name of the UWP app executable. An executable in the form of a string followed by ".exe". Yes
uap8:AllowOverride A value that indicates whether to override the UWP app executable. Boolean value. No

Requirements

Value
Namespace http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/desktop/windows10

http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/uap/windows10/8 (for the uap8:AllowOverride attribute)