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I have a form named 'preferences' which contains four text boxes. As soon as user inserts some data, the data should be added to registry settings.
I need help in following things...
1. Do i need to create a path in registry for these preferences?
2. How to pass information from form text boxes to registry preferences path?
3. In the same way, updation also?

please reply me immediately.
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Before attempting to pass values to the registry you should be confindent with how the registry operates:  The registry is essentially a database that has an object model The following properties are available:

Root    Sets the active root key
Key      Sets the active sub-key
Autocreate   When true creates the active key if non is existent
ValueCount The count of the values found in a key
SubKeyCount  The count of the subkeys in the active key

Methods available:

Create   Creates a new key and makes it activer
Delete   Deletes a key and any subkeys
DeleteValue Deletes the name and value pair from a key
GetName returns the name
GetValue Returns the value
SetValue Sets the value of a name
Refresh reloads the cache data from the active key

For me to give you a full tutorial on the registry and its API would take up too much space.  If you donot have time to do further research consider the following API calls GetPrivateProfileString
and WritePrivateProfileString they are used to read and apply value to .ini files and are still in many cases faster than the registry option.

I hope that I have assists you.



David Carty
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