WRITEVALUE

Action

Creates a new key, adds another value-name to an existing key (and assigns it a value), or changes the value of an existing value-name.

 

Syntax

WRITEVALUE ("subkey", "entry", "expression", "data type")

 

Parameters

Subkey

Identifies the subkey where you want to write a value entry.

Entry

The name of the entry. To write to the default entry of a key, specify an empty string as the entry name ("").

Expression

The data to store as the value of the entry.

REG_MULTI_SZ (multi-string) variables are returned with the pipe symbol ( | ) used as the separator between strings. If a string contains a pipe symbol character, it is represented by two pipe symbol characters ( || ).

Data type

Identifies the data type of the entry.

The following data types are supported:

REG_NONE

REG_SZ

REG_EXPAND_SZ

REG_BINARY

REG_DWORD

REG_DWORD_LITTLE_ENDIAN

REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN

REG_LINK

REG_MULTI_SZ

REG_RESOURCE_LIST

REG_FULL_RESOURCE_DESCRIPTOR

 

Returns

 

0

Value entry written

Error code

Function failed

 

Example

WriteValue("EZReg\Test", "A MultiString variable", "Line 1|Line 2|Line 3 with a || in it|", "REG_MULTI_SZ")

If @ERROR = 0

? "Value written to the registry"

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