P a5_load_settings(C setting_name ,P dot_var_name [,C dictionary ])
The name of the setting, which becomes the record name in the dictionary table.
The name of the dot variable containing the setting.
Optional. Default = dictionary (.ALB file) for current database. The dictionary that will contain the setting.
Reads the contents of a setting in a dictionary into a 'dot_variable'. Setting created by A5_SAVE_SETTINGS(). Record name is 'setting_name' and type is 'SAVU'.
The A5_LOAD_SETTINGS() method loads settings that are stored in a dictionary by A5_SAVE_SETTINGS() into a Dot_Variable. The type of the record in the dictionary table is "SAVU".
dim mysettings as P dim mysettings.computer as C dim retrieve_settings as P mysettings.computer = "Compaq" a5_save_settings("Desktop computer", mysettings) a5_load_settings("Desktop computer", retrieve_settings) ? retrieve_settings = computer = "Compaq"
Desktop applications only.