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Tech Tip: Get the directory separator for the local platform
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 2003.2 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: January 8, 2004
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Versions 6.7, 6.8, 2003

Here is a simple method that will return as the function result the directory separator for the local platform:

C_STRING(2;$0)
C_LONGINT($platform)
PLATFORM PROPERTIES($platform)
If ($platform=3)
     $0:="\\" ` use single backslash (\) for all 6.x versions
Else
     $0:=":"
End if