Sections are related to either the registry or the file system. Insert the sections in the editor through the Section button.

Sections contain references for items to include or exclude and can refer to single items or containers. By typing [, a drop-down appears, from which you can select a section header.

You can use the following section headers:

Table 1. File System-Related Import and Export Section Headers

Option

Description

[IncludeFolderTrees]

Includes files and subfolders in the specified folder. Each entry refers to a folder and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are not supported.

[ExcludeFolderTrees]

Excludes files and subfolders in the specified folder. Each entry refers to a folder and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are not supported.

[IncludeIndividualFolders]

Includes only files in the specified folder. Each entry refers to a folder and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are not supported.

[ExcludeIndividualFolders]

Excludes only files in the specified folder. Each entry refers to a folder and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are not supported.

Any subfolders of the specified folder and their files are not excluded.

[IncludeFiles]

Includes the specified file or if the filename contains wildcards, files. Each entry refers to a file and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are supported in the filename, but not in the path.

[IncludeFilesRecursively]

Includes the files in the folder and subfolders, if they match the specified filename or pattern.

For example, <Desktop>\*.lnk, includes all shortcut files on the desktop and in the subfolders of the desktop, recursively.

Each entry refers to a file and must start with a folder token. Wildcards are supported in the filename, but not in the path.

[ExcludeFiles]

Excludes the specified file or if the filename contains wildcards, files.

Each entry refers to a file and can be a filename or a full file path, starting with a folder token. Wildcards are supported in the filename, but not in the file path. If just a filename is specified, the exclusion is applied to all files that are processed by one of the [Include...] sections. If a complete path is specified, the exclusion will only be applied to files in that particular folder.

All entries for the registry-related import and export section headers must start with HKCU and do not support wildcards.

Table 2. Registry-Related Import and Export Section Headers

Option

Description

[IncludeRegistryTrees]

Includes the values and subkeys of the specified key.

[ExcludeRegistryTrees]

Excludes the values and subkeys of the specified key.

[IncludeIndividualRegistryKeys]

Includes only the values of the specified key.

[ExcludeIndividualRegistryKeys]

Excludes only the values of the specified key.

Any subkeys of the specified key and their values are not excluded.

[IncludeIndividualRegistryValues]

Includes the specified value.

Use a trailing backslash to indicate the default value.

[ExcludeIndividualRegistryValues]

Excludes the specified value.