OperatingSystem

OperatingSystem

is an option for file and related operations that specifies the type of operating system to use to determine file name and other conventions.

Details

  • The default setting is typically OperatingSystem->$OperatingSystem.
  • Possible settings for OperatingSystem are typically "Windows", "MacOSX", and "Unix".

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Obtain a file name suitable for a certain operating system:

For some file systems, \ is a valid character for file or directory names:

Wolfram Research (2008), OperatingSystem, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2008), OperatingSystem, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html.

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2008. "OperatingSystem." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2008). OperatingSystem. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2024_operatingsystem, author="Wolfram Research", title="{OperatingSystem}", year="2008", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html}", note=[Accessed: 21-June-2024 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2024_operatingsystem, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={OperatingSystem}, year={2008}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/OperatingSystem.html}, note=[Accessed: 21-June-2024 ]}