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ReadINI ( iniCode; keyName )

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gets a value from a block of text structured like an INI file

Sample Input:
ReadINI ( "function=ReadINI¶author=Joe Rovang"; "author" )
Sample Output:
Joe Rovang

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This function looks up a value from a block of text that's been structured like an INI file. This text can include section headers, such that your search can be limited to a section of your choosing. The text can also include INI-style comments (which will be ignored).

See comments in function expression for detailed usage notes. For more about INI files, see Wikipedia:

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