GeGetStartupWritePath()



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    On 06/09/2008 at 16:27, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    User Information:
    Cinema 4D Version:   R10.5-11 
    Platform:   Windows  ;   Mac OSX  ; 
    Language(s) :     C++  ;

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    Ahem. What exactly is this? Does it return a path to a location where plugin data files can be written perhaps?



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    On 06/09/2008 at 17:20, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi!

    I guess, It returns the path where Cinema 4D stores the settings, In R11 it returns on Mac:

    /Users/~myusername/Library/Preferences/MAXON/CINEMA 4D R11_XXX

    This path is the c4d-settings dir.

    Bye



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    On 08/09/2008 at 01:45, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    It returns the writeable startup directory. This is the directory where all the user data is stored. It is important for plugin developers because since Vista and Leopard it is not allowed anymore to write files into the application folder.

    cheers,
    Matthias



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    On 08/09/2008 at 07:21, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    The description in the docs should be more explicit - as you stated it Matthias. :) This is what I assumed but it wasn't obvious.

    Thanks!



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    On 08/09/2008 at 07:23, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Yeah, this will be fixed in docu.

    cheers,
    Matthias


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