Storing preferences data on Windows PCs

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Mar 6 01:05:09 EST 2006


On 3/5/06 11:39 PM, "Sarah Reichelt" <sarah.reichelt at gmail.com> wrote:

>> CSIDL_APPDATA(0x001a)
>> Version 4.71. The file system directory that serves as a common
>> repository for application-specific data. A typical path is
>> C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data.
>> 
> 
> You can get it using: specialFolderPath(26)
> 
> This gives you the Application Data folder for the current user (I
> think).

Correct. If you want the Application Data folder for "All Users", you can
use specialFolderPath (35).

For a complete listing of the specialFolderPath codes and where they go,
take a look at this tip:

  http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/revolution/tips/file010.htm


Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com




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