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Scilab help >> Windows tools > MSDOS (obsolete)

MSDOS (obsolete)

Determines if it is the Windows version of scilab

Calling Sequence



MSDOS is a boolean variable (%t) for Windows environment and boolean (%f) otherwise.

MSDOS is obsolete and removed in Scilab 5.4

Please uses getos() == 'Windows'


if getos() == 'Windows' then
  disp('Scilab on Windows.');

See Also

  • getos — return Operating System name and version
  • win64 — Determine whether Windows x64 version of Scilab


  • Allan CORNET
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