Retrieve a string value from the profile for the given Driver ID and variable name

Namespace: ASCOM.Utilities
Assembly: ASCOM.Utilities (in ASCOM.Utilities.dll) Version: 6.0.0.0 (6.1.1.2619)

Syntax

C#
public string GetValue(
	string DriverID,
	string Name
)
Visual Basic
Public Function GetValue ( _
	DriverID As String, _
	Name As String _
) As String
Visual C++
public:
virtual String^ GetValue(
	String^ DriverID, 
	String^ Name
) sealed

Parameters

DriverID
Type: System..::..String
ProgID of the device to read from
Name
Type: System..::..String
Name of the variable whose value is retrieved

Return Value

Retrieved variable value

Implements

IProfileExtra..::..GetValue(String, String)

Remarks

Name may be an empty string for the unnamed value. The unnamed value is also known as the "default" value for a registry key.

Does not provide access to other registry data types such as binary and doubleword.

This overload is not available through COM, please use "GetValue(ByVal DriverID As String, ByVal Name As String, ByVal SubKey As String)" with SubKey set to empty string achieve this effect.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
ASCOM.Utilities.Exceptions..::..InvalidValueExceptionThrown if DriverID is an empty string.
ASCOM.Utilities.Exceptions..::..DriverNotRegisteredExceptionThrown if the driver is not registered,

See Also