Type Method

pasteboardWithName:

Returns the pasteboard with the specified name.

Declaration

+ (NSPasteboard *)pasteboardWithName:(NSPasteboardName)name;

Parameters

name

The name of the pasteboard. The names of standard pasteboards are given in Pasteboard Names.

Return Value

The pasteboard associated with the given name, or a new NSPasteboard object if the application does not yet have a pasteboard object for the specified name.

Discussion

Other names can be assigned to create private pasteboards for other purposes.

See Also

Creating and Releasing a Pasteboard

generalPasteboard

Returns the general NSPasteboard object.

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.

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.

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.