Instance Method

activeApplication

Returns a dictionary with information about the current active app.

Declaration

- (NSDictionary *)activeApplication;

Return Value

A dictionary with information about the app. The dictionary contains as many of the keys described in Table 1 as are available.

See Also

Deprecated Methods

openTempFile:

Opens the specified temporary file using the default app for its type.

Deprecated
findApplications

Examines all apps and updates the records of registered services and file types.

Deprecated
noteUserDefaultsChanged

Informs the NSWorkspace object that the defaults database has changed.

Deprecated
slideImage:from:to:

Animates a sliding image from one point to another.

Deprecated
checkForRemovableMedia

Polls the system’s drives for any disks that have been inserted but not yet mounted.

Deprecated
noteFileSystemChanged

Informs the NSWorkspace object that the file system has changed.

Deprecated
fileSystemChanged

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether a change to the file system has been registered with a noteFileSystemChanged message since the last fileSystemChanged message.

Deprecated
userDefaultsChanged

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether a change to the defaults database has been registered with a noteUserDefaultsChanged message since the last userDefaultsChanged message.

Deprecated
mountNewRemovableMedia

Returns the full pathnames of any newly mounted disks.

Deprecated
mountedRemovableMedia

Returns the full pathnames of all currently mounted removable disks.

Deprecated
mountedLocalVolumePaths

Returns the mount points of all local volumes, not just the removable ones returned by mountedRemovableMedia.

Deprecated
launchedApplications

Returns an array of dictionaries, one entry for each running app.

Deprecated