Function

AEPutDesc

Adds a descriptor to any descriptor list, possibly replacing an existing descriptor in the list.

Declaration

OSErr AEPutDesc(AEDescList *theAEDescList, long index, const AEDesc *theAEDesc);

Parameters

theAEDescList

A pointer to the descriptor list to add a descriptor to. See AEDescList.

index

A one-based positive integer indicating the position to insert the descriptor at. If there is already a descriptor in the specified position, it is replaced.

You can pass a value of zero or count + 1 to add the descriptor at the end of the list. AEPutDesc returns an error (AEIllegalIndex) if you pass a negative number or a value that is out of range.

theAEDesc

A pointer to the descriptor to add to the list. See AEDesc.

Return Value

A result code. See Result Codes.

Discussion

Thread safe starting in OS X v10.2.

See Also

Adding Items to Descriptor Lists

AEPutArray

Inserts the data for an Apple event array into a descriptor list, replacing any previous descriptors in the list.

AEPutPtr

Inserts data specified in a buffer into a descriptor list as a descriptor, possibly replacing an existing descriptor in the list.