Getting the currently logged in user under Windows

Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com
Mon May 17 10:20:31 CDT 2010


--- On Mon, 5/17/10, Malte Pfaff-Brill <revolution at derbrill.de> wrote:

> From: Malte Pfaff-Brill <revolution at derbrill.de>
> Subject: Getting the currently logged in user under Windows
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Monday, May 17, 2010, 9:05 AM
> Hi all,
>
> I am using this under Vista to identify the currently
> logged in user:
>
> function getUserName
>   local tUser
>   set the hideconsolewindows to true
>   put shell("set user") into tUser
>   set the itemDel to "="
>   repeat for each line theLine in tUser
>      if item 1 of theLine="USERNAME"
> then
>         return item 2 to -1 of theLine
>      end if
>   end repeat
>   return tUser
> end getUserName
>
> Is there a simpler way? Can anyone test if this works under
> XP and / or WIn 7, even when not logged in with admin
> rights?
>
> All the best,
>
> malte

Yes, MUCH simpler!  :-)

put $username

~Roger Eller





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