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Returns the list of 'active scripting' languages that are installed on the system.Syntax:

alternateLanguages()

Examples:

the alternateLanguages
if "AppleScript" is among the lines of the alternateLanguages then
    do tScript as AppleScript
end if

Use the alternateLanguages function to find out what scripting languages (in addition to LiveCode) are available for use with the do command.

Mac OS and OS X systems support system-wide script languages (such as AppleScript) through the Open Scripting Architecture (OSA). You can write statements in any OSA language and execute them using the do command.

Windows systems support scripting through the "active scripting" functionality of the Windows Script Host. You can write statements in any "active scripting" language and execute them using the do command.