Instance Method

isDataRetained

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the receiver retains its source image data.

Declaration

- (BOOL)isDataRetained;

Return Value

YES if the image retains its source data; otherwise, NO. The default value is NO with some exceptions, which are covered in the discussion.

Discussion

For image objects initialized using either the initByReferencingFile: or initByReferencingURL: method, this value is YES by default. The reason is that for these methods, data retention simply involves retaining the filename or URL.

Data retention increases the memory used by the NSImage object and its image representations.

See Also

Deprecated Symbols

+ imageFileTypes

Returns an array of strings identifying the image types supported by the registered image representation objects.

Deprecated
+ imageUnfilteredFileTypes

Returns an array of strings identifying the file types supported directly by the registered image representation objects.

Deprecated
+ imagePasteboardTypes

Returns an array of strings identifying the pasteboard types supported directly by the registered image representation objects.

Deprecated
+ imageUnfilteredPasteboardTypes

Returns an array of strings identifying the pasteboard types supported directly by the registered image representation objects.

Deprecated
- lockFocusOnRepresentation:

Prepares the specified image representation to receive drawing commands.

Deprecated
- bestRepresentationForDevice:

Returns the best representation for the device with the specified characteristics.

Deprecated
- compositeToPoint:operation:

Composites the entire image to the specified point in the current coordinate system.

Deprecated
- compositeToPoint:fromRect:operation:

Composites a portion of the image to the specified point in the current coordinate system.

Deprecated
- compositeToPoint:fromRect:operation:fraction:

Composites a portion of the image at the specified opacity to the current coordinate system.

Deprecated
- compositeToPoint:operation:fraction:

Composites the entire image at the specified opacity in the current coordinate system.

Deprecated
- dissolveToPoint:fraction:

Composites the entire image to the specified location using the source-over operator.

Deprecated
- dissolveToPoint:fromRect:fraction:

Composites a portion of the image to the specified location using the source-over operator.

Deprecated
- setScalesWhenResized:

Sets whether to scale different-sized image representations to fit the image's size.

Deprecated
- scalesWhenResized

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether to scale image representations to fit the image's size.

Deprecated
- setDataRetained:

Sets whether the receiver retains its source image data.

Deprecated
- setCachedSeparately:

Sets whether each image representation uses a separate offscreen window to cache its contents.

Deprecated
- isCachedSeparately

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether each image representation caches its contents in a separate offscreen window.

Deprecated
- setCacheDepthMatchesImageDepth:

Sets whether the receiver's offscreen window caches use the same bit depth as the image data itself.

Deprecated
- cacheDepthMatchesImageDepth

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether an image's offscreen window caches use the same bit depth as the image data itself.

Deprecated
- setFlipped:

Sets whether the polarity of the y axis is inverted when drawing an image.

Deprecated
- isFlipped

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the image uses a flipped coordinate system.

Deprecated