WiX Toolset

PatchInformation Element

Properties about the patch to be placed in the Summary Information Stream. These are visible from COM through the IStream interface, and these properties can be seen on the package in Explorer.
Windows Installer references
Patch, PatchCreation
Inner Text
Name Type Description Required
AdminImage YesNoType This attribute has been deprecated.  
Comments String General purpose of the patch package. For example, "This patch contains the logic and data required to install <product>."  
Compressed YesNoType This attribute has been deprecated.  
Description String A short description of the patch that includes the name of the product.  
Keywords String A semicolon-delimited list of network or URL locations for alternate sources of the patch. The default is "Installer,Patching,PCP,Database".  
Languages String This attribute has been deprecated.  
Manufacturer String The name of the manufacturer of the patch package.  
Platforms String This attribute has been deprecated.  
ReadOnly YesNoDefaultType The value of this attribute conveys whether the package should be opened as read-only. A database editing tool should not modify a read-only enforced database and should issue a warning at attempts to modify a read-only recommended database.  
ShortNames YesNoType This attribute has been deprecated.  
SummaryCodepage String The code page integer value or web name for summary info strings only. The default is 1252. See remarks for more information.  

You can specify any valid Windows code by by integer like 1252, or by web name like Windows-1252. See Code Pages for more information.

See Also
Wix Schema