Locating flat files

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When searching for flat files (.con or .esi files), USoft Developer uses a strategy based on variables set in your Windows registry. These variables are InstallationDir, FileSearchPath and HomeDir.

NOTE: FileSearchPath is also used to retrieve USoft resource files, such as USDI and USDIW.

USoft Developer searches as follows:

1.The InstallationDir/APP directory is searched on Windows, or installation/ app-defaults on Unix.
2.The FileSearchPath variable in the Windows registry, variables are:

%T : default application directory: ( 'app' )

%N : application name

%S : extension (.con/, .esi/ , etc)

%I : (=uppercase i) installation directory: Windows only

%i : home-directory: Windows only

3.USoft searches in the HomeDir.

NOTE: The Installation Directory is given by the value of the version key. (e.g. version 9.1.1A : C:\USD91).