Instance Method

numberOfChildrenOfItem:

Returns the number of children for the specified parent item.

Declaration

- (NSInteger)numberOfChildrenOfItem:(id)item;

Parameters

item

The parent item.

Return Value

The number of children associated with the parent.

Discussion

You can call this method on an outline view with either a static or dynamic data source. For an outline view whose contents are dynamic, this method may call out to the outlineView:numberOfChildrenOfItem: method of the associated data source object.

See Also

Getting Related Items

- parentForItem:

Returns the parent for a given item.

- childIndexForItem:

Returns the child index of the specified item within its parent.

- child:ofItem:

Returns the specified child of an item.