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/**
 * Handles diffrent context sensible
 * preferences. Provides generic 
 * methods and is parent class of all
 * other preference elements.
 *
 * @constructor
 */
function PreferencesService() {

   // initialize preferences
   this.preferenceService = Components.classes["@mozilla.org/preferences-service;1"].getService(Components.interfaces.nsIPrefService);
   this.autoformPreferences = this.preferenceService.getBranch("extensions.autoform.");

   // load string bundle
   this.stringBundle = new StringBundle();
   
   /**
    * returns the active (selected) user
    */
   this.getActiveUser = function() {
      try {
         return this.autoformPreferences.getCharPref("autoform-activeuser");
      } catch(e) {
         // default user
         this.autoformPreferences.setCharPref("autoform-activeuser", "autoform-userList0");
         this.autoformPreferences.setCharPref("autoform-userList.autoform-userList0", "Default");
         return "autoform-userList0"
      }
   };
   
   /**
    * returns the active users branch
    */
   this.getUserPreferenceStore = function() {
      return this.preferenceService.getBranch("extensions.autoform." + this.getActiveUser() + "."); 
   };   

   /**
    * returns a subbranch of the active users branch
    */
   this.getUserPreferenceStoreBranch = function(name) {
      return this.preferenceService.getBranch("extensions.autoform." + this.getActiveUser() + "." + name + "."); 
   }; 

   /**
    * returns the main branch
    */
   this.getPreferenceStore = function() {
      return this.autoformPreferences;
   };   

   /**
    * returns a subbranch of the main branch
    */
   this.getPreferenceStoreBranch = function(name) {
      return this.preferenceService.getBranch("extensions.autoform." + name + "."); 
   }; 
      
   /**
    * string representation
    */
   this.toString = function() {
      return "PreferencesService";
   };
} 


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