Function

CFStringCreateWithPascalString

Creates an immutable CFString object from a Pascal string.

Declaration

CFStringRef CFStringCreateWithPascalString(CFAllocatorRef alloc, ConstStr255Param pStr, CFStringEncoding encoding);

Parameters

alloc

The allocator to use to allocate memory for the new string. Pass NULL or kCFAllocatorDefault to use the current default allocator.

pStr

The Pascal string to be used to create the string.

encoding

The encoding of the characters in the Pascal string.

Return Value

An immutable string containing pStr, or NULL if there was a problem creating the object. Ownership follows the The Create Rule.

Discussion

This function creates an immutable CFString objects from the character contents of a Pascal string (after stripping off the initial length byte).

See Also

Creating a CFString

CFSTR

Creates an immutable string from a constant compile-time string.

CFStringCreateArrayBySeparatingStrings

Creates an array of CFString objects from a single CFString object.

CFStringCreateByCombiningStrings

Creates a single string from the individual CFString objects that comprise the elements of an array.

CFStringCreateCopy

Creates an immutable copy of a string.

CFStringCreateFromExternalRepresentation

Creates a string from its “external representation.”

CFStringCreateWithBytes

Creates a string from a buffer containing characters in a specified encoding.

CFStringCreateWithBytesNoCopy

Creates a string from a buffer, containing characters in a specified encoding, that might serve as the backing store for the new string.

CFStringCreateWithCharacters

Creates a string from a buffer of Unicode characters.

CFStringCreateWithCharactersNoCopy

Creates a string from a buffer of Unicode characters that might serve as the backing store for the object.

CFStringCreateWithCString

Creates an immutable string from a C string.

CFStringCreateWithCStringNoCopy

Creates a CFString object from an external C string buffer that might serve as the backing store for the object.

CFStringCreateWithFormat

Creates an immutable string from a formatted string and a variable number of arguments.

CFStringCreateWithFormatAndArguments

Creates an immutable string from a formatted string and a variable number of arguments (specified in a parameter of type va_list).

CFStringCreateWithPascalStringNoCopy

Creates a CFString object from an external Pascal string buffer that might serve as the backing store for the object.

CFStringCreateWithSubstring

Creates an immutable string from a segment (substring) of an existing string.