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    Default Common Directories - getting system scope Application Data directory

    With QDesktopServices I can get common directories. But only at User scope not at system scope like QSettings.

    But if i use QSettings to store an ini file than the path choosen by QT is:

    C:\Documents and Settings\USER\Application Data\OrganisationName\ApplicationName.ini

    while the storage location for other application data retrieved with QDesktopServices is:

    C:\Documents and Settings\USER\Local Settings\Application Data\OrganisationName\ApplicationName

    Is there a way to get the System scope Application Data directory using QT?

    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data

    And why is QDesktopServices:: DataLocation not equal to QSettings::IniFormat at UserScope?

    In my case I need the SystemScope Application data directory name for a license file.


    Last edited by mstegehu; 15th April 2011 at 11:11.

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