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...convert a String to HKEY / HKey to a String?
Autor: Thomas Stutz
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const
  
HKEYNames: array[0..6] of string =
    ('HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT', 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER', 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE', 'HKEY_USERS',
    'HKEY_PERFORMANCE_DATA', 'HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG', 'HKEY_DYN_DATA');

function HKEYToStr(const Key: HKEY): string;
begin
  if 
(key < HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT) or (key > HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT+6) then
    
Result := ''
  else
    
Result := HKEYNames[key - HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT];
end;

function StrToHKEY(const KEY: string): HKEY;
var
  
i: Byte;
begin
  
Result := $0;
  for i := Low(HKEYNames) to High(HKEYNames) do
  begin
    if 
SameText(HKEYNames[i], KEY) then
      
Result := HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT + i;
  end;
end;

 

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