Getting Settings

Of course, to use the registry you need to be able to retrieve the data you save. To do this you can use the GetSetting function. TheGetSetting function uses the following syntax:

GetSetting AppName, Section, Key

For example, the following code will get the value stored in Font, under DefaultSettings and fill TextBox1 with it (For an example of how to save this value, see above).

' Get the saved value
TextBox1 = GetSetting (App.Title, "Default Settings", "Font")

NOTE: this value will be stored in the current users 'section' in the registery. Other users can change this value without affecting other users settings

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