Instance Method

fullPathForApplication:

Returns the full path for the specified app.

Declaration

- (NSString *)fullPathForApplication:(NSString *)appName;

Parameters

appName

The name of the app.

Return Value

The full path for the app, or nil if the specified app was not found.

Discussion

It is safe to call this method from any thread of your app.

See Also

Requesting Information

- getInfoForFile:application:type:

Retrieves information about the specified file.

- URLForApplicationToOpenURL:

Returns the URL to the default app that would be used to open the given URL.

- isFilePackageAtPath:

Determines whether the specified path is a file package.

frontmostApplication

Returns the frontmost app, which is the app that receives key events.

runningApplications

Returns an array of NSRunningApplication representing the running apps.

menuBarOwningApplication

Returns the app that owns the currently displayed menu bar.