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processID
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Type
Function
Syntax
the processID processID()
See Also
Introduced
1.0
Environment
Desktop, Web and Server
Platform Support
Linux
Security
Process
Summary
Returns the process ID of Revolution (or a standalone application).
Examples

the processID
write the processID & linefeed to process someOtherProcess

Additional Comments
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Use the processID function to communicate with another application.

Value:

The processID function returns a positive integer.

Comments:

On Unix systems, the processID uniquely identifies the process belonging to the running application. Other processes can use the processID to address Revolution.

The processID function does not return a meaningful value on Mac OS or Windows systems.

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