||Re: dBAse 11 Exec.ini Files
Ken Mayer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
||Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:34:36 -0700
On 7/17/2019 7:43 AM, Norman Snowden wrote:
> Ken Mayer Wrote:
>> On 7/16/2019 8:40 PM, 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.
>>> Thanks Ken,
>>> The path given was ini file:c:\users\N\AppData\Local\dBASE\Plus 11\Bin\Plus.ini
>>> I had to omit the beginning ini file: portion. Windows would not accept that part. After removing ini file: Note Pad produced the ini file.
>> The text displayed was just so you knew what you were looking at ...
> Follow up:
> Thanks, Ken and Akshat.
> As you advised this did bring up the Exe.ini file
> I was able to Edit it and change the Command Window from Open=0 to Open=1
> Great! This did allow the Command Window to appear in the Exe version when I opened it.
> However, I can't seem to access the folder which holds the Exe version ini file. I would like to right Click it under Property and Change the ini file to Read Only.
> This will allow the Command Window to reappear after the Exe is reopened if it is inadvertenly Closed.
> If you have a suggestion as to how to follow the Path to this Folder I would appreciate it.
> (The Command Window will avoid having to use an Editor. The Function involved provides only temporary information so a Report is not practical)
You shouldn't actually be able to use the Command Window in the
executable. It's not supposed to work properly and I wouldn't rely on
it. Instead, there is code in the dUFLP that you should look at that
will give you that ability if you need it.
Ken's dBASE Page: http://www.goldenstag.net/dbase
The dUFLP: http://www.goldenstag.net/dbase/index.htm#duflp
dBASE Books: http://www.goldenstag.net/dbase/Books/dBASEBooks.htm
dBASE Tutorial: http://www.goldenstag.net/dbase/Tutorial/00_Preface.htm