Type Method

isNativeType:

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether document data of the specified type is a native type—one the receiver can both read and write.

Declaration

+ (BOOL)isNativeType:(NSString *)type;

Parameters

aType

The string that identifies the document type to test.

Return Value

YES if the document type is a native type; otherwise, NO.

See Also

Managing File Types

fileType

The name of the document type, as specified in the app’s Info.plist file.

fileTypeFromLastRunSavePanel

The file type that was last selected in the Save panel.

readableTypes

Returns the types of data the receiver can read natively and any types filterable to that native type.

+ canConcurrentlyReadDocumentsOfType:

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the receiver reads multiple documents of the given type concurrently.

writableTypes

Returns the types of data the receiver can write natively and any types filterable to that native type.

- writableTypesForSaveOperation:

Returns the names of the types to which this document can be saved for a specified kind of save operation.

- fileNameExtensionForType:saveOperation:

Returns a filename extension that can be appended to a base filename, for a specified file type and kind of save operation.