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Replace text in a REG file.

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supraspecies

I am quite familiar with this well-known replace text solution:

$szText = FileRead($szFile,FileGetSize($szFile))
$szText = StringReplace($szText, "replace me", "with me")
FileDelete($szFile)
FileWrite($szFile,$szText)

Problem is, when I apply it to a REG file, it does not reconstruct the file correctly. I'm gonna have to include a screenshot for this one:

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To the left is original, to the right - reconstructed. How would I edit the file maintaining its format?

P.S. Pardon me for the big image, I am not yet sure what is the hide tag in the forum.

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Files with the .reg extension are just INI files, you could try it using the INI* functions instead of StringReplace. Just a thought.


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supraspecies

Ok, I think I found a solution. _ReplaceStringInFile. Testing now. If I'll have any further questions, I'll post them.

Files with the .reg extension are just INI files, you could try it using the INI* functions instead of StringReplace. Just a thought.

Thanks! I didn't... realize that, lol. So stupid of me...

I need to edit this particular part though:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionMMDevicesAudioRender{199da893-117f-497d-aa29-03efab96c7bf}FxProperties]

It wouldn't be a typical value/data edit.

Yup, _ReplaceStringInFile did it, maintaining the original file structure. Great.

Edited by supraspecies

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