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Workstation-specific user application settings

For a couple of applications, I’ve needed a way to store values specific to the combination of a user and workstation. These are personal settings, in other words, but the same person may need different settings if they use the application on a different workstation. This would mostly be local filepaths, things like the last folder the user selected for a particular file-open prompt, or the path of an external tool the user has to launch in a given situation. A list of recently accessed files. These would be different on different workstations. Implementation strategy and alternatives You could use environment variables for some of this, and that might be the answer in some situations. But there’s a limit to the amount of data you can conveniently store that way, and you have to worry… Read More »Workstation-specific user application settings