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Hey is there a way to detect if my program is running on a mac or windows machine, because i want to keep the look and feel of each, but need to make small changes.

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UIManager.getSystemLookAndFeelClassName()  
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System.getProperty("os.name");
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String os = System.getProperty("os.name");
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no need to in fact know the OS to use the native L&F.
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8-)
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