# inifile

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This function reads '.ini' files. These are text file databases that are organized in [sections] containing pairs of "name = value".

Keywords
file
##### Usage
readIniFile(filename, token='=', commenttoken=';', aslist=FALSE, case)
##### Arguments
filename

Character. Filename of the .ini file

token

Character. The character that separates the "name" (variable name) from the "value"

commenttoken

Character. This token and everything that follows on the same line is considered a 'comment' that is not for machine consumption and is ignored in processing

aslist

Logical. Should the values be returned as a list

case

Optional. Function that operates on the text, such as toupper or tolower

##### Details

This function allows for using inistrings that have "=" as part of a value (but the token cannot be part of the 'name' of a variable!). Sections can be missing.

##### Value

A n*3 matrix of characters with columns: section, name, value; or a list if aslist=TRUE.