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Edit-MSIPackage

Synopsis

Opens an install package or patch in Orca or another registered editor.

Syntax

Edit-MSIPackage [[-Path] <string[]>] [-Wait] [<CommonParameters>]

Edit-MSIPackage -LiteralPath <string[]> [-Wait] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Orca can be installed from the Windows SDK. If installed, MSI and MSP packages can be opened in Orca. If Orca is not installed, any application registered with the "Edit" verb for .msi or .msp file extensions is used.

Parameters

-LiteralPath <string[]>

The path to a package to open. The value of -LiteralPath is used exactly as typed. No characters are interpreted as wildcards.

Required? true
Position named
Default value|
Accepts pipeline input? true (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard charactrs? false

-Path <string[]>

The path to a package to open. Wildcards are permitted. You can specify * in any part of the path to select all matching files.

Required? false
Position 0
Default value|
Accepts pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard charactrs? true

-Wait <SwitchParameter>

Wait until the process is closed before opening another package.

Required? false
Position named
Default value|
Accepts pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard charactrs? false

Examples

Example 1

get-childitem -filter *.msi -recurse | edit-msipackage
Opens all install packages in the curent directory or subdirectories in separate instances of Orca.

Last edited Jul 2, 2013 at 7:52 AM by heaths, version 1

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