Registry

Contains functions which allow to read and write information from/to the registry.

Sample

Create a subkey

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let subkey = "Company/MyApp"
Registry.createRegistrySubKey Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey

Write a key-value pair to a subkey

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Registry.setRegistryValue Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey "AppType" "Premium"
Registry.setRegistryValue Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey "Version" "1.0.4"

Get a list of key-value names in a subkey

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let values = Registry.getRegistryValueNames Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey
values |> Array.iter (Trace.trace << (sprintf "Found value name: %s!"))

Read the value of a key-value pair

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let AppType = Registry.getRegistryValue Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey values.[0]
Trace.trace (sprintf "You are running the %s version" AppType)

Check if a value exists within a subkey

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let exists b = if b then Trace.trace "It exists!" else Trace.trace "It doesn't exist!"
exists <| Registry.valueExistsForKey Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey "DateCreated"
exists <| Registry.valueExistsForKey Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey "Version"

Delete a key-value pair from a subkey

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Registry.deleteRegistryValue Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey "AppType"

Delete a subkey

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Registry.deleteRegistrySubKey Registry.HKEYCurrentUser subkey
val subkey : string
val values : string []
module Array

from Microsoft.FSharp.Collections
val iter : action:('T -> unit) -> array:'T [] -> unit
val sprintf : format:Printf.StringFormat<'T> -> 'T
val AppType : obj
val exists : b:bool -> 'a
val b : bool

Nested types and modules

TypeDescription
RegistryBaseKey

Registry base keys.

Functions and values

Function or valueDescription
Registry.createRegistrySubKey(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> unit

Create a registry subKey

Registry.deleteRegistrySubKey(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> unit

Deletes a registry subKey

Registry.deleteRegistryValue(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> name:string -> unit

Deletes the registry value from its key

Registry.getRegistryKey(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> writePermission:bool -> RegistryKey

Gets a registry key and falls back to 32 bit if the 64bit key is not there

Registry.getRegistryKey64(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> writePermission:bool -> RegistryKey

Gets a 64-bit registry key

Registry.getRegistrySubKeyNames(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> string []

Returns all the subKey names of a registry key

Registry.getRegistryValue(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> name:string -> string

Gets a registry value as string

Registry.getRegistryValue64(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> name:string -> string

Gets a registry value as string

Registry.getRegistryValueNames(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> string []

Returns all the value names of a registry key

Registry.setRegistryValue(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> name:string -> value:'T -> unit
Type parameters: 'T

Sets a registry value

Registry.valueExistsForKey(...)
Signature: baseKey:RegistryBaseKey -> subKey:string -> name:string -> bool

Returns whether or not a registry value name exists for a key