Instance Method

paramDescriptor(forKeyword:)

Returns a descriptor for the receiver’s Apple event parameter identified by the specified keyword.

Declaration

func paramDescriptor(forKeyword keyword: AEKeyword) -> NSAppleEventDescriptor?

Parameters

keyword

A keyword (a four-character code) that identifies the parameter descriptor to obtain.

Return Value

A descriptor for the specified keyword, or nil if an error occurs.

Discussion

The receiver must be an Apple event.

See Also

Working With Apple Event Descriptors

func attributeDescriptor(forKeyword: AEKeyword) -> NSAppleEventDescriptor?

Returns a descriptor for the receiver’s Apple event attribute identified by the specified keyword.

var eventClass: AEEventClass

The event class for the receiver.

var eventID: AEEventID

The event ID for the receiver.

func removeParamDescriptor(withKeyword: AEKeyword)

Removes the receiver’s parameter descriptor identified by the specified keyword.

var returnID: AEReturnID

The receiver’s return ID (the ID for a reply Apple event).

func setAttribute(NSAppleEventDescriptor, forKeyword: AEKeyword)

Adds a descriptor to the receiver as an attribute identified by the specified keyword.

func setParam(NSAppleEventDescriptor, forKeyword: AEKeyword)

Adds a descriptor to the receiver as an Apple event parameter identified by the specified keyword.

var transactionID: AETransactionID

The receiver’s transaction ID, if any.