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The "Summary" Command

This command is used to either modify summary information stream properties. These are mainly used to display properties when you select right click then properties within explorer however some fields are used by Windows Installer for other MSI only related purposes (compression options is an example).

This command takes these parameters:

Summary Dialog in ORCA

This shows the summary information dialog for an msi created using "TryMe.MM" in "ORCA":

EXAMPLE

;--- Set up some summary items ----------------------------------------------
<$Summary "AUTHOR"       VALUE="<?PpwizardAuthor>">
<$Summary "CODEPAGE"     VALUE=^1252^>                ;;Integer summary type
<$Summary "TEMPLATE"     Value="Intel;1033">
<$Summary "TITLE"        VALUE=^'ASDF"^>
<$Summary "COMMENTS"     VALUE="line 1<$CRLF>Line 2">
<$Summary "EDITTIME"     VALUE="date()">
<$Summary "LASTPRINTED"  VALUE="now()">
<$Summary "CREATE_DTM"   VALUE=^cdate("24 January 2006")^>
<$Summary "LASTSAVE_DTM" VALUE="#26 Feb 2006 11:23:04 am#">

;--- Remove summary item (make null) ----------------------------------------
<$Summary "LASTPRINTED"  VALUE=^Empty^>


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