Thread: get registry value

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    get registry value

    right - I have the directory to my ogre app stored in

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER/ Software/myAppName

    how do I make my app read it? I've tried searching the RegGetValue but couldn't get it to work/ understand how it works.

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    and the hat of sweating
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    What does your code look like currently?
    First you need to call RegOpenKeyEx() then RegGetValue() and RegCloseKey() when you're done.

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    thank you it works!

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    Why is this not posted on the Windows board?

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    Good question. Moved.
    All the buzzt!

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