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Description

Gets the value of a registry variable of type expandable string

 

Syntax

Reg_GetExpandString(sHandle, sKey, sVariable, bMustExist) as Boolean

 

Parameters

sHandle (String)

HKEY-handle

sKey (String)

Subkey path

sVariable (String)

Name of variable to read

bMustExist (Boolean)

TRUE if variable must exist

 

Return value

Result will be stored in gsValue.

Note: The value returned is not being interpreted or converted in any way. Meaning that if the function returns the value "%USERPROFILE%\My Documents", it is not being converted into e.g. C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents.

 

Example

VBScript
If bStatus Then bStatus = Reg_GetExpandString("HKLM", "Software\KeyName", "ValueName", False)
If bStatus Then bStatus = Job_WriteLog("Custom", "gsValue: " & gsValue, bStatus, True)

Scripting Guidelines

 

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