Subject Re: dBAse 11 Exec.ini Files
From Akshat Kapoor <>
Date Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:52:43 +0530
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 17/07/2019 17:20, Ken Mayer wrote:
> 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 ...

Sorry for being unclear. This is what I meant when I wrote
"For that you would have to run the same command from within your