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Obtaining File signature of the default browser

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How do i obtain the 4 character signature of the default web browser used  in a Mac ?
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Alex Curylo earned 50 total points
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You use the Internet Config SDK, I would recommend via the UInternetConfig unit included with PowerPlant which would make that pretty easy:

ICMapEntry entry;
ICError err = UInternetConfig::PP_ICMapFilename("\ptest.html", &entry);

.... and the browser signature is then in entry.file_creator.

Note that whatever it is you want to do with this signature, there probably are more elegant ways to accomplish it using  Internet Config. Check out the documentation at

http://www.stairways.com/ic/
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Thanks for the help, although i am not using Powerplant the site u provided to help me in understanding the issue.
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