|Configuration settings file|
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Configuration settings files (.ini) are used by programs to persist user settings outside of its lifetime.
The basic element contained in an INI file is the parameter. Every parameter has a name and a value, delimited by an equals sign (=). The name appears to the left of the equals sign.
Parameters may be grouped into arbitrarily-named sections. The section name appears on a line by itself, in square brackets ([ and ]). All parameters after the section declaration are associated with that section. There is no explicit "end of section" delimiter; sections end at the next section declaration, or the end of the file. Sections may not be nested.
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