Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:06 AM.


	<<10/31/07; 8:41:20 AM by DW
		<<Change default browser to Firefox.
			<<Before this change it was MSIE, not even sure if they make an MSIE for the Mac these days, but it certainly isn't the default.
	<<4/2/07; 11:08:25 AM by DW
		<<Before putting up the getFileDialog, initialize the file location to the "".
		<<This was necessary to get it to work on Windows XP running inside Parallels on my MacBook.
	<<Friday, January 16, 1998 at 10:40:40 PM by PBS
		<<Gets the default browser.
		<<On Mac returns the app id.
		<<On Windows returns the full path.
			<<1/9/02; 12:01:23 PM by PBS
				<<On OS X MSIE is the default browser.
case sys.os () {
	"MacOS" { // get it from Internet Config
		local (id =; <<in case no pref in Internet Config
		if system.environment.isCarbon {
			id =}; //10/31/07 by DW
		try {
			local (rec = ic.geticpreference (ic.eventinfo.webHelper));
			id = rec ['pCre']};
		return (id)};
	"WinNT" { // get it from the user
		local (adr = @user.webBrowser.winDefaultBrowserApp);
		if not defined (adr^) {
			adr^ = ""};
		if not file.exists (adr^) {
			adr^ = file.findApplication ("htm")};
		if not file.exists (adr^) {
			adr^ = ""; //4/2/07 by DW
			if not file.getFileDialog ("Where is your default web browser?", adr, "exe") {
				return (false)}};
		return (adr^)}}

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.