Database.OpenView method

The OpenView method of the Database object returns a View object that represents the query specified by a SQL string.

Syntax

Database.OpenView(
  sql
)

Parameters

sql

Required SQL query string.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Remarks

For information about SQL syntax implemented in the installer, see SQL Syntax.

If the method fails, you can obtain extended error information by using the LastErrorRecord method.

Requirements

Version
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
Header
Certview.h
DLL
Msi.dll
IID
IID_IDatabase is defined as 000C109D-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

See also

Database

SQL Syntax