Instance Method

makeDocumentWithContentsOfURL:ofType:

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

Declaration

- (id)makeDocumentWithContentsOfURL:(NSURL *)url ofType:(NSString *)type;

Discussion

Creates and returns an NSDocument object for document type docType from the contents of aURL. The returned object is not retained. Returns nil if the NSDocument subclass for docType couldn’t be determined or if the object couldn’t be created. This method calls the NSDocument method initWithContentsOfURL:ofType: and is called by openDocumentWithContentsOfURL:display:.

See Also

Deprecated Methods

- documentForFileName:

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

Deprecated
- fileExtensionsFromType:

Returns the allowable file extensions for the given document type.

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
- 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