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Exporting Log

With MSI Package Builder, you can easily export the log to the CSV file format for future analysis or processing by an automated tool. To export the log, click the Export button from the Log view toolbar or choose the Export item from the pop-up menu. The Export Log dialog will appear on the screen Pic 1.

Exporting Log

Pic 1. Exporting Log

In the Export Log dialog, you are offered to choose a file you are going to save the log data to. The file path should be provided to the Export To field. After you are ready with configuring the export, press OK to proceed. The file containing the log data will be created in the path specified.

The CSV file with the exported data consists of four columns, which are the following:

Column Index

Header

Description

1

Title

The logged event title (including the path).

2

Severity

The logged event severity level.

3

Description

The logged event description.

4

Time

The time when the event occurred.

Sample exported log data in the CSV format

"Title","Severity","Description","Time"

"Create MSI Package","Information","The operation was completed successfully.","12/3/2013 11:14:50 AM"

"Create MSI Package","Cancel","The operation was canceled by the user.","12/3/2013 11:12:51 AM"

"Create MSI Package\Code Page Verification","Cancel","All code page errors should be resolved for a successful MSI package creation. To find out which items could not pass the code page verification process, review the Application Log.","12/3/2013 11:12:51 AM"

"Create MSI Package\Code Page Verification","Warning","The characters contained in the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\PDF Owner\PreviousOwner\Acroexch.Document.7\shell\Open' Registry item are not available in the code page selected for the MSI package.","12/3/2013 11:12:43 AM"

"Create MSI Package\Code Page Verification","Warning","The characters contained in the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Adobe\PDF Owner\PreviousOwner\CLSID\{B801CA65-A1FC-11D0-85AD-444553540000}\Verb\0' Registry item are not available in the code page selected for the MSI package.","12/3/2013 11:12:43 AM"

"Create MSI Package\Code Page Verification","Warning","The characters contained in the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AcroExch.Document.7\shell\Open' Registry item are not available in the code page selected for the MSI package.","12/3/2013 11:12:43 AM"

Now you are introduced to the log export and export data file format and can use the export feature for the log analysis without any misunderstanding.