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processor
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Type
Function
Syntax

the processor processor()

Introduced
1.0
Environment
Desktop, Web and Server
Platform Support
MacOS,Mac OS X,Windows
Security
None required
Summary
Returns a string describing the computer's CPU chip.
Examples

the processor
if the processor is "Motorola PowerPC" then displayFastGraphics

Additional Comments
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Use the processor function to determine which microprocessor the computer has.

Value:

The processor function returns one of the following strings:

* Motorola PowerPC on a Mac OS system with a PowerPC processor

* Motorola MC68000 on a Mac OS system with a 68000-family chip (older Macs)

* unknown on Unix systems

* x86 on Windows sytems and Mac OS X systems with an Intel processor

Comments:

The values returned by this function may change in future releases.

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