Preference File

I am new to vb6 and I want to create a .dat file to read & write to for preferences on my application, such as database location and others. if someone could point me in the right direction I would appreciate it.
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if you really mean VB6 (NOT you can have a look here:
It is a library to read and write INI files - that is was a common way to store configuration data these times.

If you area actually talking about you will find your answer here:

you might want to dig in a little deeper, because the settings-files contain special areas to store database information and separate them from the other settings:

hope that helps

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hahjoelAuthor Commented:
thank you, this helped a lot
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