Subject Re: dBAse 11 Exec.ini Files
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:50:09 -0700
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 7/17/2019 12:29 AM, Akshat Kapoor wrote:
> On 17/07/2019 09:10, Norman Snowden wrote:
>> Ken Mayer Wrote:
>>> On 7/16/2019 12:49 PM, Norman Snowden wrote:
>>>> Dbase 11 Exec.ini Files
>>>> Previously using Project to Build and Save an Executed version of a
>>>> Form the Exec.ini File would automatically appear
>>>> in the Folder alongside the Saved Application.
>>>> Now only the Application appears. How can the ini file be viewed to be
>>>> sure it is what I want it to be? I can find the dBASE Plus 11 ini
>>>> File but not the ini file my Executed.exe is using.
>>> Add some code in the startup routine of your application and
>>> recompile it:
>>> msgbox( "ini file: " + _app.iniFile )
>>> This will give you the exact path ... by default dBASE Plus 8 and later
>>> uses the Windows UAC for storing files, and that includes using the user
>>> folders and more.
>>> Ken
>>> --
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>> Thanks Ken,
>> The path given was  ini file:c:\users\N\AppData\Local\dBASE\Plus
>> 11\Bin\Plus.ini
> Just a word of caution.
> This is dBase ini file and not your exec.ini file.
> For that you would have to run the same command from within your
> executable.
> It just shows the ini file the current exe (dBase in this case) is using.

Wrong. _app.iniFile is the file that is in use by the current
executable. If you do this from the IDE, it is the one being used by
dBASE Plus. If you do this from your own executable, it is the one being
used by your executable ...

Check the documentation (help _app.inifile)


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