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.

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.