Instance Method

characterRange(forGlyphRange:actualGlyphRange:)

Returns the range for the characters in the receiver’s text store that are mapped to the specified glyphs.

Declaration

func characterRange(forGlyphRange glyphRange: NSRange, actualGlyphRange: NSRangePointer?) -> NSRange

Parameters

glyphRange

The range of glyphs.

actualGlyphRange

On return, the range of all glyphs mapped to the characters in the receiver’s text store. May be NULL.

Return Value

The range for the characters in the receiver’s text store that are mapped to the glyphs in glyphRange.

Discussion

A subclass can override this method to interact with custom glyph storage.

See Also

Interfacing with Glyph Storage

func deleteGlyphs(in: NSRange)

Deletes the specified glyphs from the glyph cache maintained by the layout manager.

Deprecated
func substituteGlyphs(in: NSRange, withGlyphs: UnsafeMutablePointer<NSGlyph>!)

Replaces the specified glyphs with specified replacement glyphs.

Deprecated
func glyphRange(forCharacterRange: NSRange, actualCharacterRange: NSRangePointer?) -> NSRange

Returns the range for the glyphs mapped to the characters of the text store in the specified range.

func insertGlyph(NSGlyph, atGlyphIndex: Int, characterIndex: Int)

Enables the typesetter to insert a new glyph into the stream.

Deprecated
func setAttachmentSize(NSSize, forGlyphRange: NSRange)

Sets the size the specified glyphs (assumed to be attachments) will be asked to draw themselves at.

func setBidiLevels(UnsafePointer<UInt8>!, forGlyphRange: NSRange)

Sets the direction of the specified glyphs for bidirectional text.

func setDrawsOutsideLineFragment(Bool, forGlyphRange: NSRange)

Sets whether the specified glyphs exceed the bounds of the line fragment in which they are laid out.

func setLineFragmentRect(NSRect, forGlyphRange: NSRange, usedRect: NSRect, baselineOffset: CGFloat)

Sets the line fragment rectangle where the specified glyphs are laid out.

func setNotShownAttribute(Bool, forGlyphRange: NSRange)

Sets whether the specified glyphs are not shown.