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Get(SystemPlatform)

Returns a number representing the current platform.

Format 

Get ( SystemPlatform )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

number

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

Returns:

1 if the current platform is Intel-based Macs

-2 if the platform is Windows

3 if the platform is iOS or iPadOS

4 if the platform is FileMaker WebDirect

5 if the platform is Linux

Example 1 

Get(SystemPlatform) returns -2 when the current platform is a Windows platform.

Abs(Get(SystemPlatform)) returns 1 when the current platform is macOS.

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