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Reading and writing to ini files in Visual Basic 2010

I am trying to search for snippet for reading and writing ini files in visual basic .net. anyone has any idea?

3 Answers Found


Answer 1

The below Class was written several years ago but it should work in VB 2010:




Answer 2

Hello, I suggest to take for this a newer technique


The My.Settings object provides access to the application's settings and allows you to
dynamically store and retrieve property settings and other information for your application.
For more information, see Managing Application Settings.

regards Ellen


Answer 3

Hello teocs,

Thanks for your post.

The above replies have given you helpful suggestions. Here are two links about reading  and writing  INI files. Please check. Hope them helpful.

1. http://dog-net.org/content/development/vb-net/reading-and-writing-ini-files/  (Reading and Writing INI-Files)

2. An article describes a class library for reading/writing XML files, config files, ini  files, or the Registry using one simple interface.
(Read/Write XML files, Config files, INI files, or the Registry)

It is in C#, you could make a convertion by
Convert C# to VB.NET: http://www.developerfusion.co.uk/utilities/convertcsharptovb.aspx

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