Type Method

pasteboardByFilteringData:ofType:

Creates and returns a new pasteboard with a unique name that supplies the specified data in as many types as possible given the available filter services.

Declaration

+ (NSPasteboard *)pasteboardByFilteringData:(NSData *)data ofType:(NSPasteboardType)type;

Parameters

data

The data to be placed on the pasteboard.

type

The type of data in the data parameter.

Return Value

The new pasteboard object.

Discussion

The returned pasteboard also declares data of the supplied type.

No filter service is invoked until the data is actually requested, so invoking this method is reasonably inexpensive.

See Also

Creating and Releasing a Pasteboard

generalPasteboard

Returns the general NSPasteboard object.

+ pasteboardByFilteringFile:

Creates and returns a new pasteboard with a unique name that supplies the specified file data in as many types as possible given the available filter services.

+ pasteboardByFilteringTypesInPasteboard:

Creates and returns a new pasteboard with a unique name that supplies the specified pasteboard data in as many types as possible given the available filter services.

+ pasteboardWithName:

Returns the pasteboard with the specified name.

NSPasteboardName

The NSPasteboard class defines the following named pasteboards.

+ pasteboardWithUniqueName

Creates and returns a new pasteboard with a name that is guaranteed to be unique with respect to other pasteboards in the system.

- releaseGlobally

Releases the receiver’s resources in the pasteboard server.