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dickjones007

ini section to edit field

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whats the correct syntax for getting entire section of ini file to import to edit field (guictrlcreateedit)

im opening ini file via fileopendialog

values in section is something like this

[section]

value:value2

value3:value4

etc

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dickjones007,

Assuming that the file is in the ini standard format of key=value (which your example is not) I would use IniReadSection to extract the content and then a simple nested loop to get the elements into a single string for the edit control.

But I question whether this is a sensible approach to editing an ini file as you are at the mercy of the user not messing up the standard format when it comes to saving the altered content. I would strongly suggest another method - if you can explain exactly what you want the user to be able to edit, we can come up with a more suitable solution. ;)

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i was afraid of that answer :)

i will try to convert data of ini to standard format with =

if i fail i will address this issue further

anyway thnx for reply

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