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Saving To Steam Cloud

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Just wondering how I can save to the steam cloud for example the level of the character? Ive been looking through the API and the only pages i found relating to this were empty. Any help is appreciated. Thanks

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asked Apr 14 '15 at 10:51 PM in C++ Programming

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If your integrating steam works in your game. This could help https://partner.steamgames.com/doc/api/ISteamRemoteStorage

You need to Setup your Adminpage They have a good documation here link text

FileForget bool FileForget( const char pchFile ); Name Type Description pchFile const char The name of the file that will be forgotten.

Deletes the file from remote storage, but leaves it on the local disk and remains accessible from the API.

When you are out of Cloud space, this can be used to allow calls to FileWrite to keep working without needing to make the user delete files.

How you decide which files to forget are up to you. It could be a simple Least Recently Used (LRU) queue or something more complicated.

Requiring the user to manage their Cloud-ized files for a game, while is possible to do, it is never recommended. For instance, "Which file would you like to delete so that you may store this new one?" removes a significant advantage of using the Cloud in the first place: its transparency.

Once a file has been deleted or forgotten, calling FileWrite will resynchronize it in the Cloud. Rewriting a forgotten file is the only way to make it persisted again.

Returns: bool true if the file exists and has been successfully forgotten; otherwise, false.

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answered Jan 16 '18 at 08:08 AM

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