[Interest] Simple doubt on file i/o

André Hartmann andre.hartmann at iseg-hv.de
Thu Jun 27 10:26:55 CEST 2013


> QSettings uses specific locations for storing its contents. I don't
> think one can specify which file to use to QSettings.

Sure you can. Just use QSettings::IniFormat and see here:


The only problem I can see is, if you want to store and read non-ASCII 
data. But if I remember correctly, you can also set the file encoding 
with setIniCodec() (since Qt 4.5)


> My application already uses QSettings for storing app wide settings.
> The data I plan to store in the file is sensitive and I'd like to store
> it in a specific location only (like an encrypted partition). Another
> way is to store the data after encrypting it but I'm not doing that
> right now as I don't have a good management facility on my (embedded)
> platform.
> -mandeep
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