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Portable Mode #81
I need a way to save configuration file in program folder (where is the executable- encryptpad.exe). There may be different possible solutions:
Any of these options would be fine for me if I can keep program and configuration together (true portable mode- nothing is written outside program folder).
I forgot to mention one more possible way of triggering portable mode:
The good about this option is that data and settings, being isolated in a single sub-folder, are easy to back-up and program update is not problematic. A couple of examples of programs which initiate portable mode that way- ghostwriter (see Portable Mode) and Vacuum-IM (see Portable Version).
I prefer portable programs for several reasons:
Having in mind the nature of the program for me full portability will be a must (at least on Windows).
You referred to The Portable Freeware- actually your program has already been reviewed there- it was in my review list but someone else posted about it, So if you decide to add an option to run EncryptPad in portable mode most likely it will be submitted to the database- I have already added a somewhat similar program (but not cross-platform like EncryptPad)- Crypto Notepad, to The Portable Freeware database so if EncryptPad supports portable mode I will gladly add it to the database myself- I have several reasons to prefer EncryptPad to other similar programs- cross-platform, light, written in C++, no dependencies (Java, .NET, Electron), etc.
Public release with this feature has been published:
I am closing the issue.