Instance Method

fileExtensionsFromType:

Returns the allowable file extensions for the given document type.

Declaration

- (NSArray *)fileExtensionsFromType:(NSString *)typeName;

Parameters

documentTypeName

The name of a document type, specified by CFBundleTypeName in the application’s Info.plist file.

Return Value

The allowable file extensions (as NSString objects) for documentTypeName.

Discussion

Type extensions are specified by the CFBundleTypeExtensions array for the given type in the Info.plist file.

The first string in the returned array is typically the most common extension. The array may also contain encoded HFS file types as will as filename extensions.

See Also

Deprecated Methods

- documentForFileName:

Returns the document object for the file in which the document data is stored.

Deprecated
- fileNamesFromRunningOpenPanel

Returns a selection of files chosen by the user in the Open panel.

Deprecated
- makeUntitledDocumentOfType:

Creates and returns a document object for document type.

Deprecated
- makeDocumentWithContentsOfURL:ofType:

Creates and returns a document object for the given document type from the contents of a given URL.

Deprecated
- makeDocumentWithContentsOfFile:ofType:

Creates and returns a document object of a given document type from the contents of a file.

Deprecated
- openDocumentWithContentsOfFile:display:

Returns a document object created from the contents of a given file and optionally displays it.

Deprecated
- openDocumentWithContentsOfURL:display:

Returns a document object created from the contents of a given URL and optionally displays it.

Deprecated
- openDocumentWithContentsOfURL:display:error:

Opens a document located by the given URL presents its user interface if requested, and returns the document if successful.

Deprecated
- openUntitledDocumentOfType:display:

Returns a document object instantiated from the subclass of the given document type and optionally displays it.

Deprecated
- reopenDocumentForURL:withContentsOfURL:error:

Reopens an autosaved document located by a URL, by reading the contents for the document from another URL, presents its user interface, and returns YES if successful.

Deprecated
- setShouldCreateUI:

Sets whether the window controllers of a document should be created when the document is created.

Deprecated
- shouldCreateUI

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the window controllers of a document should be created when the document is created.

Deprecated
- typeFromFileExtension:

Returns the document type associated with files having extension fileExtensionOrHFSFileType.

Deprecated