Instance Method

display()

Passes a display message down the window’s view hierarchy, thus redrawing all views within the window, including the frame view that draws the border, title bar, and other peripheral elements.

Declaration

func display()

Discussion

You rarely need to invoke this method. NSWindow objects normally record which of their views need display and display them automatically on each pass through the event loop.

See Also

Drawing Windows

func displayIfNeeded()

Passes a displayIfNeeded message down the window’s view hierarchy, thus redrawing all views that need to be displayed, including the frame view that draws the border, title bar, and other peripheral elements.

var viewsNeedDisplay: Bool

A Boolean value that indicates whether any of the window’s views need to be displayed.

var isAutodisplay: Bool

A Boolean value that indicates whether the window automatically displays views that need to be displayed.

Deprecated
func useOptimizedDrawing(Bool)

Specifies whether the window is to optimize focusing and drawing when displaying its views.

Deprecated
var graphicsContext: NSGraphicsContext?

The graphics context associated with the window for the current thread.

Deprecated
var allowsConcurrentViewDrawing: Bool

A Boolean value that indicates whether the window allows multithreaded view drawing.