File Path in XML
I'm creating a progam in C# that reads a file location at start up and displays the parent folders in a combo box. This file location may change in future. So I intend to keep this in an xml file and allow the user to change it when needed. But how do I go about it? I have not done any coding with xml yet. So, please help.
An XML file is nothing more that a specially formatted text file.
Have you worked with text files before?
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If you can provide more details as to the format of the file and the purpose of the app I might be able to help futher...what you have said is a bit vague and doesn't make a lot of sense to me!
Yes, I have worked. I came to know that the properties settings would do the job. But that too gives an error.
Originally Posted by Hack
I added 'ParentPath' in the Name field and "C:\Test" in the value field. But the error is 'Illegal characters in path.'
string path = Properties.Settings.Default.ParentPath.ToString();
DirectoryInfo di = new DirectoryInfo(path);
It sounds like you havent escaped the \
\ is a special character and as such needs to be escaped using another \
so use something like
string test = "C:\\test.txt"
string test = @"C:\test.txt"
Solved by removing the quotes.
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