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Reads string data from a specified registry key.

CString GetString(
   LPCTSTR lpszEntry,
   LPCTSTR lpzDefault= _T("") 

[in] lpszEntry

A string that contains the name of a registry key

[in] lpzDefault

The default value that the method returns if the specified registry entry does not exist.

The string data stored in the registry if successful; lpszDefault otherwise.

This method reads string data written to the registry. To write data to the registry, use the methods CWinAppEx::WriteString or CWinAppEx::WriteSectionString.

The lpszEntry parameter is the name of a registry entry located under the default registry key for your application. To get or set the default registry key, use the methods CWinAppEx::GetRegistryBase and CWinAppEx::SetRegistryBase respectively.

Header: afxwinappex.h

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