Operating System:Name Property

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Short Name: OS.Name

Requires: Base Development System

Class: Application Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Name of the operating system where the application is actually running.

Refer to the following for a partial list of operating systems this property might return:

  • Linux
  • Mac OS
  • Mac OS X x64
  • PharLap
  • RTX
  • Solaris
  • VxWorks
  • Windows NT


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
PermissionsRead Only
Available in Run-Time EngineYes (Read Only)
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Remote access allowedYes


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