Suggestion: User based Options

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Dirk

Suggestion: User based Options

Post by Dirk »

Hi guys !

First, your tool is great !!! (But a little constructive criticism doesn't hurt, does it :wink: ?)
The subject says it all ...

I tried to use XnView with Windows XP (Installed as Administrator - used by all users). I quickly found that only administrators can save options.

This is not surprising, since the options are stored in an .ini-file in the program directory (where only administrators have write access).

Please consider to either use user based ini-files (stored in the users' profiles directory) or saving options into the HCU branch of the registry.
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Possible in the Registry

Post by Clo »

:) Hello Dirk !
- It's possible to save the options in the Registry : Options >> Install >> Use registry to save options

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Re: Suggestion: User based Options

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Dirk wrote:First, your tool is great !!! (But a little constructive criticism doesn't hurt, does it :wink: ?)
The subject says it all ...
I tried to use XnView with Windows XP (Installed as Administrator - used by all users). I quickly found that only administrators can save options.
This is not surprising, since the options are stored in an .ini-file in the program directory (where only administrators have write access).
Please consider to either use user based ini-files (stored in the users' profiles directory) or saving options into the HCU branch of the registry.
You can do that, options/install/use registry
Pierre.