MsiSetPropertyA function

The MsiSetProperty function sets the value for an installation property.

Syntax

UINT MsiSetPropertyA(
  MSIHANDLE hInstall,
  LPCSTR    szName,
  LPCSTR    szValue
);

Parameters

hInstall

Handle to the installation provided to a DLL custom action or obtained through MsiOpenPackage, MsiOpenPackageEx, or MsiOpenProduct.

szName

Specifies the name of the property.

szValue

Specifies the value of the property.

Return Value

This function returns UINT.

Remarks

If the property is not defined, it is created by the MsiSetProperty function. If the value is null or an empty string, the property is removed.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. Windows Installer 4.0 or Windows Installer 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Windows Installer on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP
Target Platform Windows
Header msiquery.h
Library Msi.lib
DLL Msi.dll

See Also

Installer State Access Functions