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How to know an environmetal settings value ? by ramani
Posted: 26 May 01

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** How to get environmental settings value ?
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** by Subramanian.G (ramani)
**    FoxAcc Software
**    ramani_g@yahoo.com
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How to get my ....
OS, PATH, HOMEPATH, USERNAME, USERDOMAIN, USERPROFILE, SYSTEMDRIVE, SYSTEMROOT, COMPUTERNAME ETC ETC. FROM WITHIN VFP...???

The GETENV("myEnvironmentalVariable") function returns the value of the environmental sttings of the system. But this is not very well documented, and many users resort to API functions.

To know which settings are available under the GETENV() function of VFP, can be obtained very easily in the following way.

Just reach the DOS prompt and type SET and press return key.
A list of variables with the values are listed. Now knowing the variables name, the values can be programatically obtained by using the code
myWantedVariableValue = GETENV("myEnvVariable")

cUserName = GETENV("USERNAME")
cUserDomain = GETENV("USERDOMAIN") ... etc

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A windows API function call to know all the environmental settings is also available under the following thread...
http://www.universalthread.com/wconnect/wc.dll?UniversalThread
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** Ramani  (Subramanian.G), FoxAcc, ramani_g@yahoo.com
** EOF
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