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GetPrivateProfileString  and  Apostrophes

Posted on 2006-06-13
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Im trying to use GetPrivateProfileString  to get 'TEST' from an INI but it keeps returning TEST  // notice there are no apostrophes.

Any ideas?

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Question by:tricks801
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rockiroads earned 500 total points
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u tried

"'TEST'"

wrap it in single quotes?

or perhaps use

chr$(39 & "TEST" & chr$(39)


I think chr$(39) is '

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by:tricks801
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yes, but that wasnt an easy fix. Instead I use a replace when reading/writing to the ini...Replace(myString,"'", "`")
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It shouldn't remove the characters from the buffer, post the code your using to get the values.
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