A symbolic description of stylistic aspects of a font.
- macOS 10.4+
The upper 16 bits is used to describe appearance of the font (see
NSFont) whereas the lower 16 bits is used for typeface information (see Typeface Information). The font appearance information represented by the upper 16 bits can be used for stylistic font matching. The symbolic traits supersede the existing
NSFont type used by
NSFont. The corresponding values are kept compatible between