Instance Method

openFile:

Opens the specified file specified using the default app associated with its type.

Declaration

- (BOOL)openFile:(NSString *)fullPath;

Parameters

fullPath

The full path to the file.

Return Value

YES if the file was successfully opened; otherwise, NO.

Discussion

The sending app is deactivated before the request is sent.

It is safe to call this method from any thread in your app in macOS 10.6 and later.

See Also

Opening Files

- openURL:

Opens the location at the specified URL.

- openFile:withApplication:

Opens a file using the specified app.

Deprecated
- openFile:withApplication:andDeactivate:

Opens the specified file and optionally deactivates the sending app.

Deprecated
- openFile:fromImage:at:inView:

Opens a file using the default app for its type and animates the action using a custom icon.

Deprecated