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I see that my add-ins are installed to C:\Users\Me\AppData\Local\ESRI\Desktop10.0\AssemblyCache{6C90269B-D233-4122-3747-C2AE1131E22C} Is it possible to find that file path from within the Add-in itself? e.g., someone would click a button and it would tell them the path where the add-in is located. I want to use this location to store user-defined configuration info. Thanks!!!

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won't let me post my own answer yet, so here it is: This returns full path to the .dll Public Function FindMe() As String FindMe = System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().Location ' MsgBox(FindMe) return FindMe End Function –  user4979 Nov 30 '11 at 19:04
You might consider creating a well-known folder under %APPDATA% to store user configuration data rather than in the AssemblyCache folder as this is subject to deletion by the add-in framework and as you have seen requires reflection to determine. –  blah238 Nov 30 '11 at 20:30
@user4979: you might want to check out this question if you are looking at adding user scoped settings: gis.stackexchange.com/questions/9001/… –  Jay Cummins Nov 30 '11 at 21:51

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If you are using Python, you can find the folder location by doing the following

import os
print os.path.dirname(__file__)


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