Opens a file using the default app for its type and animates the action using a custom icon.
- macOS 10.0–10.11Deprecated
The full path to the file.
The icon for the file.
The point in
aat which to display the icon.
The view in which to display the icon.
true if the file was successfully opened; otherwise,
Use of this method is discouraged. The method currently provides the same behavior as the
open method. The Finder provides an animation before opening the file to give the user feedback that the file is to be opened. To provide this animation,
an should contain an icon for the file, and its image should be displayed at
point, specified in the coordinates of
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.