Embedded app.config

Posted on 2009-12-28
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Last Modified: 2013-12-17
hi,i want to  store a simple value  to  appconfig file of my c# app and be able to update the value some times, i want to store the appconfig file  in the exe ,not in exe  file directory,or any other path.
so  if i embedded the appconfig file in  my app resources how can i use it  as appconfig file and upadate it by code ?
thx for ur time
Question by:shabrandi
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magicdlf earned 1000 total points
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I am afraid you can't. Actually when your program is running, I don't think any program can modify the exe file (for editing the resource).

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You can use registry instead, unless you want to move the app to other machine and the configuration is still working.
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lenordiste earned 1000 total points
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magicdlf is right, you won't be able to achieve this.
Why do you want to have your app.config inside your .exe by the way? If it's to prevent a user from editing your app.config values then you can use a local encrypted config file for instance or windows registry like magicdlf recommended.

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