Type Alias

NSPasteboardName

The NSPasteboard class defines the following named pasteboards.

Declaration

typedef NSString *NSPasteboardName;

Topics

Named Pasteboards

NSDragPboard

The pasteboard that stores data to be moved as the result of a drag operation.

Deprecated
NSFindPboard

The pasteboard that holds information about the current state of the active application’s find panel.

Deprecated
NSFontPboard

The pasteboard that holds font and character information and supports Copy Font and Paste Font commands that may be implemented in a text editor.

Deprecated
NSGeneralPboard

The pasteboard that’s used for ordinary cut, copy, and paste operations.

Deprecated
NSRulerPboard

The pasteboard that holds information about paragraph formats in support of the Copy Ruler and Paste Ruler commands that may be implemented in a text editor.

Deprecated

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.

+ pasteboardWithName:

Returns the pasteboard with the specified name.

+ 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.