Type Method

layoutAttributesForItemWithIndexPath:

Creates and returns a layout attributes object for the item at the specified index path.

Declaration

+ (instancetype)layoutAttributesForItemWithIndexPath:(NSIndexPath *)indexPath;

Parameters

indexPath

The index path of the item. You can use this information to identify the item in your app’s data structures. This parameter must contain a valid value.

Return Value

A new layout attributes object containing the initial attributes for the item.

Discussion

Call this method when you need to create a layout attributes object for an item in a collection view. Items are the main type of content presented by a collection view. Items are grouped into sections, although a collection view may have only one section. This method assigns the provided index path to the indexPath property of the returned object.

See Also

Creating Layout Attributes

+ layoutAttributesForSupplementaryViewOfKind:withIndexPath:

Creates and returns a layout attributes object for a supplementary view based on the specified information.

+ layoutAttributesForDecorationViewOfKind:withIndexPath:

Creates and returns a layout attributes object for a decoration view based on the specified information.

+ layoutAttributesForInterItemGapBeforeIndexPath:

Creates and returns a layout attributes object for an inter-item gap view at the specified index path.