Instance Method

rectOfColumn:

Returns the rectangle containing the column at the specified index.

Declaration

- (NSRect)rectOfColumn:(NSInteger)column;

Parameters

columnIndex

The index in the tableColumns array of a column in the table view.

Return Value

The rectangle containing the column at columnIndex. Returns NSZeroRect if columnIndex lies outside the range of valid column indexes for the table view.

Discussion

You can use this method to update a single column more efficiently than sending the table view a reloadData message.

[aTableView setNeedsDisplayInRect:[aTableView rectOfColumn:column]];

See Also

Layout Support

userInterfaceLayoutDirection

The layout direction of the user interface.

- rectOfRow:

Returns the rectangle containing the row at the specified index.

- rowsInRect:

Returns a range of indexes for the rows that lie wholly or partially within the vertical boundaries of the specified rectangle.

- columnIndexesInRect:

Returns the indexes of the table view’s columns that intersect the specified rectangle.

- columnAtPoint:

Returns the index of the column the specified point lies in.

- rowAtPoint:

Returns the index of the row the specified point lies in.

- frameOfCellAtColumn:row:

Returns a rectangle locating the cell that lies at the intersection of the specified column and row.

columnAutoresizingStyle

The table view’s column autoresizing style.

- sizeLastColumnToFit

Resizes the last column so the table view fits exactly within its enclosing clip view.

- noteNumberOfRowsChanged

Informs the table view that the number of records in its data source has changed.

- tile

Properly sizes the table view and its header view and marks it as needing display.

- sizeToFit

Sizes the table view based on a uniform column autoresizing style.

- noteHeightOfRowsWithIndexesChanged:

Informs the table view that the rows specified in indexSet have changed height.