Instance Method


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


func shouldChangePrintInfo(_ newPrintInfo: NSPrintInfo) -> Bool



The NSPrintInfo object that is the result of the user approving the page layout panel presented by runPageLayout(_:).

Return Value

true by default; subclasses can override this method to return false.


This method is invoked by the runPageLayout(_:) method, which sets a new NSPrintInfoobject for the document only if this method returns true.

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

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.