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Registry Keys FSX, FSX-SE, P3Dv1, P3Dv2

Discussion in 'General chat' started by =Hollywood=, 3 Jan 2015.

  1. arno

    arno Administrator Staff Member FSDevConf team Resource contributor

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    That's correct, there is no space in the P3D v1 key, while the other have.

    Isn't it nice when they change things to make it more complex :D
     
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  2. Ravamar

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    Thanks for confirming it Arno,

    Right, LOL! Actually not a big problem but it's important to know (and notice) that in advance. I originally though it was a typo error...

    Marco
     
  3. Ravamar

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    One more silly question: Can I assume all flavors of FS (FS2002, 2004, X, STEAM Ed.) and P3Ds (1, 2, 3) have the "fonts" sub folder under their respective root?
     
  4. n4gix

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    Yes...
     
  5. Misho

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    Hi guys,

    I need to create an installer that will deposit a few FLT/FSSAVE/WX files into

    C:\Users\<user>\Documents\Flight Simulator X - Steam Edition Files

    and go in and add entries to dll.xml and fsx_se.cfg (and possibly a few others) in

    C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX-SE

    I've looked through this thread and I don't see any registry entries for these two locations. Any idea where/how to get to them?

    Also, any suggestions on what utility to get to add/modify .xml amd .cfg files on installation?

    I've used InstallShield before, and it is quite powerful, but that was a while ago and I remember it was quite involving, and it needed a bit of script writing to get it done.
    I'm just wondering if there is anything else out there that would accomplish what I need, namely appending/inserting text blocks at certain file locations.
     
  6. pfabian

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    No registry entries, there are environment variables that you can use to get the values. Something like %APPDATA% for the second one, %USERPROFILE% for the first one and add downstream folders
     
  7. Misho

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    Thank you, sir!
     

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