Database.Export method

The Export method of the Database object copies the structure and data from a specified table to a text archive file.

Syntax


Database.Export(
  table,
  path,
  file
)

Parameters

table

Required name of the database table. Case-sensitive if using the installer database.

path

Required string that is the path to the folder where the text file is placed.

file

Required name of the file to be created. This does not include the folder, as that must be set in the path object.

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Remarks

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

DLL

Msi.dll

IID

IID_IDatabase is defined as 000C109D-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

 

 

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