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the programs [of machine "zone:Mac"]
Value returned: a return-delimited list of applications currently running on the same machine as HyperCard

If you use the optional form of machine "zone:Mac", you get a list of Apple event-aware programs running on a remote machine.

This function requires System 7 to work. (See Demo Script.)


put the programs into card field 2

answer programs()

get the programs of machine "Zone 3:Freda's Mac"

Demo Script

on mouseUp
   if the systemVersion < 7.0 then
     answer "Requires System 7 or greater!"
     exit to HyperCard
   end if
   answer "The programs running at present are:"¬
   & return & return & the programs
 end mouseUp


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