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get preferences   statement



Syntax:
get preferences prefFileName$, prefRecord

Description:
This statement locates the preference file prefFileName$ in the preferences folder at:  ~/Library/Preferences and loads the contents of the file into the preferences record prefRecord.

Example:
// The example assumes the preference file has been created with the example on the Put Preferences help page.
begin record prefsRecord
dim as     Str31     name
dim as      SInt32    aNumber
end record

dim as prefsRecord gMyPref

get preferences "MyPrefs", gMyPref

print gMyPref.name
print gMyPref.aNumber

do
HandleEvents
until ( gFBquit )

See Also:
put preferences; kill preferences; menu preferences