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Control Manager

The Gestalt Manager provides a simple, efficient way for your application to determine the user’s hardware and software configuration at runtime so that you can fully exploit the available features or inform the user if a necessary feature is missing.

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Inside Macintosh: Operating System Utilities
(Chapter 1 - Gestalt Manager)
This document describes the parts of the Macintosh system software that allow you to manage various low-level aspects of the operating system. Chapter 1 describes how to use the Gestalt Manager and includes an overview, a tutorial, and a complete API reference.

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