Where to put on windows an option file accessable for all users?

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Tue Jul 7 15:38:01 CEST 2015


HI Tiemo,

my reference for avaiable specialfolderpaths: 
<http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/livecode/tips/file010.htm>

The rest of the site isn’t bad either :-)

> Am 07.07.2015 um 14:47 schrieb Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com>:
> 
> you might try specialfolderpath("0x0023") which is the common app data
> folder. (app data for all users).  I can't test on xp.  On vista/7 the
> directory is c:\ProgramData
> On xp it should be c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\ApplicationData
> 
> You'll probably want to create a subfolder for your app of course.
> 
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 4:30 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB <toolbook at kestner.de>
> wrote:
> 
>> Thank you for your helpful thoughts.
>> 
>> How would I differentiate the access to these two different option sets?
>> On a private computer where the user usually is logged in as an admin I
>> would have to offer both option sets. In a school, depending on the log-in
>> the appropriate options. But I never have seen a chance in LiveCode to ask
>> for the user privileges (on Win and Mac) to be able to differentiate it.
>> How is this usually be done?
>> Tiemo

Best

Klaus

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