Win32 API to concert enviornment variable to string

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    Win32 API to concert enviornment variable to string

    Hi !

    I want to know the win32 API function or MFC class which can convert the value of

    environment variable %allusersprofile% value to string.........

    i.e. when I enter "%allusersprofile%" on run command it open the location "C:\Documents

    and Settings\All Users".............

    I want this location in string in my program.............

    can any body help me ..........

    Any queries are most welcomed and also hints............

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    I managed to get a sensible result from
    Code:
    ....
    char *s;
    
    s = getenv("allusersprofile");
    ...
    I'm not saying that is the "best" way to solve it, but it's portable (but the "allusersprofile" is obviously pretty windows oriented) and does the job.

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    Mats

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    thanks

    Hi Map!

    Thanks for your help..........

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