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One small help

Guys.. One small help.. Someone suggested me to look at the sumatra pdf launcher as its basic.. Fine.. Now i want to extend it to another app.. The app's settings have to "moved" to "%LOCALAPPDATA%".. What files are to be included and code to be implemented??? THANKS IN ADVANCE.. Smile

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PA.c Launcher

You're better off using the PortableApps.com Launcher. It requires no coding or compilation. You just file out an INI file and run the wizard on it. You can look at apps like Opera and Audacity for examples of the way it is structured. The manual and launcher are here:
https://portableapps.com/apps/development/portableapps.com_launcher

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Thank you John the "GOD" of

Thank you John the "GOD" of portable apps.. Smile

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Using the nsi script way,

Using the nsi script way, settings are copied from defaultdata dir if absent,the settings are then moved according to requirement.. But using P.A.L u cant do so.. Sometimes settings are moved and sometimes its not[i tried for orbit but failed]..
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They Are

PA.c Launcher will automatically copy everything form App\DefaultData to Data if Data is empty or doesn't exist.

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My requirement is that i want

My requirement is that i want to copy the default settings to settings dir if settings are absent.. Then i want to move the settings to "%AppData%" using DirectoriesMove or FilesMove command.. But when i tried this on orbit it didnt work.. :-(..

Code i tried:
[DirectoriesMove]
settings\Orbit=%APPDATA%\Orbit\

All suggestions and scoldings are welcome..

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Don't use settings

Don't use the settings directory or subdirectories in it. That is for use by PA.c Launcher itself only. Put it in Data\OrbitSettings. And have App\DefaultData\OrbitSettings with the default settings in it. Then use this code:

[DirectoriesMove]
OrbitSettings=$APPDATA%\Orbit

(Note that there is no trailing \ for the entry)

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Tanks.. I'll try.. It wil

Tanks.. I'll try.. It wil work.. And one more thing.. Is it %APPDATA% or $APPDATA%

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%APPDATA%

That must have been a typo of John T. Haller .

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I'm also having some glitches

I'm also having some glitches in the registry section..
[RegistryValueWrite] especially.. Sad

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See the PAL manual...

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More examples

See apps using PAL for a complete list of officially released apps and what they use. It's helpful as a list to refer to to find an app in which some feature is used.

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THanks

Guys thanks for ur support.. Today i set a personal record.. I portablized google chrome 9.0 and GIMP 2.6..

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I dont know what happened..

I dont know what happened.. Just out of the bush google chrome in my comp updated automatically,infected my av and now the portable version doesnt start...
And btw guys list some source of open source and freeware..
i know filehippo,portablefreeware,softpedia...

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