I've just upgraded an old VB6 app to VB2008 - all has gone well and I'm pleased with the new .net features.
However I need to holds the common settings for all of the apps ona server (UNC path). Previously I used an ini file on the server and the application was told to look there via a command switch.
I understand that I'm trying to use .net in an old fashioned way by not packaging it for web update & delivery but that's a contraint of the architecture I need to work with.
Is there any way to force my application to use the application.exe.config file from a set location rather than the user data area that .net automatically writes it to? Even if not on a server path, then in the application directory where we can push update it?
Otherwise I'll need to rewrite it all again using ini files and losing the ease of the built in application settings...
Many thanks for any help.