Instance Method

characterRangeForGlyphRange:actualGlyphRange:

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

Declaration

- (NSRange)characterRangeForGlyphRange:(NSRange)glyphRange actualGlyphRange:(NSRangePointer)actualGlyphRange;

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

- deleteGlyphsInRange:

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

Deprecated
- substituteGlyphsInRange:withGlyphs:

Replaces the specified glyphs with specified replacement glyphs.

Deprecated
- getGlyphsInRange:glyphs:characterIndexes:glyphInscriptions:elasticBits:bidiLevels:

Extracts the information needed to lay out the provided glyphs from the provided range.

Deprecated
- glyphRangeForCharacterRange:actualCharacterRange:

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

- insertGlyph:atGlyphIndex:characterIndex:

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

Deprecated
- setAttachmentSize:forGlyphRange:

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

- setBidiLevels:forGlyphRange:

Sets the direction of the specified glyphs for bidirectional text.

- setDrawsOutsideLineFragment:forGlyphRange:

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

- setLineFragmentRect:forGlyphRange:usedRect:baselineOffset:

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

- setLocation:withAdvancements:forStartOfGlyphRange:

Sets the location where the specified glyphs are laid out.

- setNotShownAttribute:forGlyphRange:

Sets whether the specified glyphs are not shown.