ReadRegSetting Function

Reads a string setting from the windows registry. Currently this function can only read settings in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE top level trees.


Number Type Compulsory Default Description
1 string Yes Key name
2 string Yes Value name
3 string No 'HKCU' Top level tree

Argument 1

Name of key. This must be a full path from the top level. E.g. 'Software\ SIMetrix\'

Argument 2

Name of value to be read.

Argument 3

Top level tree. This may be either 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER' or 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE' or their respective abbreviations 'HKCU' and 'HKLM'.


Return type: string

Returns value read from the registry. If the value doesn't exist, the function returns an empty vector.