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Re: Octave package for Cygwin

From: Andy Adler
Subject: Re: Octave package for Cygwin
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 13:54:51 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, Paul Kienzle wrote:
> Maybe we could query the registry on startup?
> I don't know how to get reasonable values for
> AUTHOR or EMAIL, but for HOME we could
> use MYDOCS/octave.  WinME seems to store
> the My Documents key at
>    Software -> Microsoft -> Windows ->
>      CurrentVersion -> Explorer ->
>         Shell Folders -> Personal
> Any idea how to query the registry?

I've just checked some registry code into octave-forge:

> key=['Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\',...
       'Explorer\Shell Folders'];
> win32_ReadRegistry('HKCU',key,'personal')
ans = C:\Documents and Settings\andy\My Documents

(tested on winXP)


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