INI location question

Posted on 2004-04-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-15
I need to edit the ini file in notepad from the windows directory (or application directory)... how do I do that without hardcoding it?

System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("notepad.exe", "c:\\windows\\myini.ini");
Question by:sticar
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Expert Comment

ID: 10939457

Use the


or something like that.

The Application object has a lot of usefull things
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Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 10939500
Check under Environment. There is a property that gives you the system folder.
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Accepted Solution

Jay_Jay70 earned 125 total points
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Try the following

System.Diagnostics.Process.Start( "notepad.exe", Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable("windir").ToString() + "\\myini.ini" );


Author Comment

ID: 11000599
Sorry... I went on vacation before trying this out.  I'll let you know tomorrow....Thanks for the input.

Author Comment

ID: 11014679
Perfect!  Thanks!

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