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Tech Tip: Quick way to find out which platform you are on
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 11.5 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: December 3, 2009
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Here is a method that can be used in your application to quickly find out if you are on a Windows or Mac OS X platform. The method returns True if you are on a Mac OS and False if you are on a Windows OS.

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` Description:
` Utility function to see what platform we are on.
`
` Return Value:
` C_BOOLEAN($0) = True if Mac, False otherwise.
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C_LONGINT($vlPlatform)
C_BOOLEAN($0)

PLATFORM PROPERTIES($vlPlatform)

If ($vlPlatform#Windows )
  $0:=True
Else
  $0:=False
End if