Instance Method


Runs the specified print operation modally.


func runModalPrintOperation(_ printOperation: NSPrintOperation, delegate: Any?, didRun didRunSelector: Selector?, contextInfo: UnsafeMutableRawPointer?)



The print operation to run.


The delegate to which the selector message is sent.


The selector of the message sent to the delegate.


Object passed with the callback to provide any additional context information.


Overrides of printShowingPrintPanel: can invoke this method.

When the panel is dismissed, delegate is sent a didRunSelector message. Pass the contextInfo object with the callback. The didRunSelector callback method should have the following signature:

- (void)documentDidRunModalPrintOperation:(NSDocument *)document  success:(BOOL)success  contextInfo:(void *)contextInfo

See Also

Printing Documents

var printInfo: NSPrintInfo

The printing information associated with the document.

func preparePageLayout(NSPageLayout) -> Bool

Invoked by runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: and runModalPageLayout(with:delegate:didRun:contextInfo:) to do any customization of the Page Layout panel pageLayout, such as adding an accessory view.

func runModalPageLayout(with: NSPrintInfo, delegate: Any?, didRun: Selector?, contextInfo: UnsafeMutableRawPointer?)

Runs the modal page layout panel with the receiver’s printing information object

func shouldChangePrintInfo(NSPrintInfo) -> Bool

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the receiver should allow changes to the default NSPrintInfo object used in printing the document.

var pdfPrintOperation: NSPrintOperation

A print operation that you can use to create a PDF representation of the document’s current contents.

func saveToPDF(Any?)

Exports a PDF representation of the document’s current contents.