Instance Property

appearance

The appearance of the receiver, in an NSAppearance object.

Required.

Declaration

@property(strong) NSAppearance *appearance;

Discussion

The default value for this property is nil, which means that the receiver uses the appearance it inherits from the nearest ancestor that has set an appearance. When you set appearance to a non-nil value, the receiver and the views it contains use the specified appearance.

See Also

Getting and Setting Appearance

Choosing a Specific Appearance for Your macOS App

Adopt a specific appearance for your windows, views, or app when it is inappropriate to support both light and dark variants.

effectiveAppearance

The appearance that will be used when the receiver is drawn onscreen, in an NSAppearance object. (read-only)

Required.