Instance Method

textTab(forGlyphLocation:writingDirection:maxLocation:)

Returns the text tab next closest to a given glyph location within the given parameters.

Declaration

func textTab(forGlyphLocation glyphLocation: CGFloat, writingDirection direction: NSWritingDirection, maxLocation: CGFloat) -> NSTextTab?

Parameters

glyphLocation

The location at which to start searching.

direction

The direction in which to search.

maxLocation

The maximum location for the search.

Return Value

The text tab next closest to glyphLocation, indexing in direction but not beyond maxLocation.

Discussion

The typesetter calls this method whenever it finds a tab character. To determine the width to advance the next glyph, the typesetter examines the NSParagraphStyle object's tab array and the default tab interval.

See Also

Handling Control Characters

func actionForControlCharacter(at: Int) -> NSTypesetterControlCharacterAction

Returns the action associated with a control character.

Deprecated