Creates a specified type of Quartz color space.


init?(name: CFString)



A color space name. See Color Space Names for a list of the valid Quartz-defined names.

Return Value

A new generic color space. You are responsible for releasing this object by calling CGColorSpaceRelease. If unsuccessful, returns NULL.


You can use this function to create a generic color space. For more information, see Color Space Names.

See Also

Creating Color Spaces

init?(iccBasedNComponents: Int, range: UnsafePointer<CGFloat>?, profile: CGDataProvider, alternate: CGColorSpace?)

Creates a device-independent color space that is defined according to the ICC color profile specification.

init?(indexedBaseSpace: CGColorSpace, last: Int, colorTable: UnsafePointer<UInt8>)

Creates an indexed color space, consisting of colors specified by a color lookup table.

init?(labWhitePoint: UnsafePointer<CGFloat>, blackPoint: UnsafePointer<CGFloat>?, range: UnsafePointer<CGFloat>?)

Creates a device-independent color space that is relative to human color perception, according to the CIE L*a*b* standard.

init?(patternBaseSpace: CGColorSpace?)

Creates a pattern color space.

init?(platformColorSpaceRef: UnsafeRawPointer)

Creates a platform-specific color space.

init(iccData: CFTypeRef)

Creates an ICC-based color space using the ICC profile contained in the specified data.

init?(propertyListPlist: CFPropertyList)

Creates a color space from a property list.

func CGColorSpaceCreateDeviceRGB() -> CGColorSpace

Creates a device-dependent RGB color space.

func CGColorSpaceCreateDeviceCMYK() -> CGColorSpace

Creates a device-dependent CMYK color space.

func CGColorSpaceCreateDeviceGray() -> CGColorSpace

Creates a device-dependent grayscale color space.

init?(iccProfileData: CFData)

Creates an ICC-based color space using the ICC profile contained in the specified data.


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