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Wingens

Hi,

i a stuck with a hopefully a little problem.

I know the value of a not yet known key in an ini file.
I need to be able to find the key using the value. The value is a unique value in a section.

 

Hope you guys can help me.

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JLogan3o13

Just to clarify: you know the section it will be in, and you will know the value at some point, and you are trying to find the key based on that value - correct? If that is so, take a look at IniReadSection in the help file. It will return all key/value pairs in that section. You can then loop through and find the associated key based on the value.

 


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