Creates and returns an array of image representation objects initialized using the contents of the specified file.
- macOS 10.0+
A full or relative pathname specifying the file to open. This string should include the filename extension.
An array of image representation objects. The array contains one object for each image in the specified file.
If sent to the
NSImage class object, this method returns an array of objects (all newly allocated instances of a subclass of
NSImage, chosen through the use of
image) that have been initialized with the contents of the file. If sent to a subclass of
NSImage that recognizes the file type, this method returns an array of objects (all instances of that subclass) that have been initialized with the contents of the file.
This method returns
nil in any of the following cases:
The message is sent to the
NSImageclass object and there are no subclasses in the
NSImageclass registry that handle the data in the file.
The message is sent to a subclass of
NSImageand that subclass cannot handle the data in the file.
NSImagesubclass is unable to initialize itself with the contents of
NSImage subclass is initialized by creating an
NSData object based on the contents of the file and passing it to the
image method of the subclass. By default, the files handled include those with the extensions “