Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

GetSetting Function

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Returns a key setting value from an application's entry in the Windows registry.

Syntax

GetSetting(appname, section, key[, default])

The GetSetting function syntax has these named arguments:

Part Description
appname Required. String expression containing the name of the application or project whose key setting is requested.
section Required. String expression containing the name of the section where the key setting is found.
key Required. String expression containing the name of the key setting to return.
default Optional. Expression containing the value to return if no value is set in the key setting. If omitted, default is assumed to be a zero-length string ("").

Remarks

If any of the items named in the GetSetting arguments do not exist, GetSetting returns the value of default.

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