Re: [Rd] How to test if R is running on a Mac

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:34:04 -0400

On 9/19/2007 9:41 AM, Gorjanc Gregor wrote:
> Hi!
> Is there any way to test if R is running on a Mac? I usually use
> value of .Platform$OS.type for windows or unix, but Mac falls in the
> latter group.

Remember to also look at .Platform$GUI: the GUI version behaves quite differently from command line R from a user's point of view (both on the Mac and on Windows), and occasionally from a programmer's point of view (e.g. the graphics device on the Mac).

Duncan mailing list Received on Wed 19 Sep 2007 - 14:33:23 GMT

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