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Issue 6.1

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Registry

Reading and writing values to the Windows Registry.

Issue: 6.1 (November/December 2007)
Author: Christian Schmitz
Author Bio: Christian Schmitz is the creator of the Monkeybread Software REALbasic Plugins.
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Article Length (in bytes): 4,711
Starting Page Number: 42
Article Number: 6118
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The registry is a hierarchical list of key value pairs for storing data in Windows operating systems. Most applications use it to store preference values.

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This article shows you three examples for reading values from the Registry. First we read the Windows version from the regisry. Second we locate the current Java DLL location which is needed for using Java Classes in Realbasic (e.g., using the MBS Java Plugin). Second we search an icon file for a file extension.

Reading values from the Registry

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