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Windows File Association? Double clicking file opens file in Game?

Discussion in 'Programming' started by QuinnlanVos, Jul 2, 2019.

  1. QuinnlanVos

    QuinnlanVos Member

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    I am making a windows based program that saves and loads a custom ini file (not ".ini" diff extension)

    Is there any Dll's or any way at all to let windows know that this custom file ext is associated with my program?
    I would also then need a way to begin my program with opening this file.

    Is there a solution in GMS2 or am i just dreaming? lol

    I did fin a dll for drag and dropping files into the GMS2 screen so that would be my fail-safe

    -Thanks
    -Quinnlan
     
  2. YellowAfterlife

    YellowAfterlife ᴏɴʟɪɴᴇ ᴍᴜʟᴛɪᴘʟᴀʏᴇʀ Forum Staff Moderator

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    You can use parameter_ functions to check what arguments (file paths) were passed to your game
     

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