Instance Method

itemAtIndex:

Returns the collection view item for the represented object at the specified index.

Declaration

- (NSCollectionViewItem *)itemAtIndex:(NSUInteger)index;

Parameters

index

The index of the collection view item.

Return Value

An instance of NSCollectionViewItem.

Discussion

Rather than using the NSCollectionViewItem instance returned by this method to determine the frame of the collection item’s view you should use content, it is significantly more efficient.

See Also

Legacy Collection View Support

itemPrototype

The receiver’s collection view item prototype.

Deprecated
- newItemForRepresentedObject:

Returns the collection view item that is used for the specified object.

Deprecated
selectionIndexes

The indexes of the currently selected items.

maxNumberOfRows

The maximum number of rows that the collection view displays.

Deprecated
maxNumberOfColumns

The maximum number of columns that the collection view displays.

Deprecated
minItemSize

The minimum size (in points) of items in the collection view grid.

Deprecated
maxItemSize

The maximum size (in points) of items in the collection view grid.

Deprecated
- frameForItemAtIndex:

Returns the frame of the collection view item at the specified index.

- frameForItemAtIndex:withNumberOfItems:

Returns the frame of an item based on the number of items in the collection view.

- draggingImageForItemsAtIndexes:withEvent:offset:

This method computes and returns an image to use for dragging.