Instance Method

initWithURL:documentAttributes:

Initializes a new attributed string object from the data at the given URL.

Declaration

- (instancetype)initWithURL:(NSURL *)url documentAttributes:(NSDictionary * _Nullable *)dict;

Parameters

aURL

An NSURL object specifying the document to load.

docAttributes

An in-out dictionary containing document-level attributes described in Document Attributes. May be NULL, in which case no document attributes are returned.

Return Value

Returns an initialized object, or nil if the data can’t be decoded.

Discussion

The contents of aURL are examined to best load the file in whatever format it’s in. Filter services can be used to convert the file into a format recognized by Cocoa. Also returns by reference in docAttributes a dictionary containing document-level attributes described in Document Attributes. docAttributes may be NULL, in which case no document attributes are returned. Returns an initialized object, or nil if the file at path can’t be decoded.

See Also

Deprecated Methods

+ textFileTypes

Returns an array of strings representing those file types that can be loaded as text.

Deprecated
+ textUnfilteredFileTypes

Returns an array of strings representing those file types that can be loaded as a text.

Deprecated
+ textPasteboardTypes

Returns an array of pasteboard types that can be loaded as text.

Deprecated
+ textUnfilteredPasteboardTypes

Returns an array of pasteboard types that can be loaded as text.

Deprecated
- initWithPath:documentAttributes:

Initializes a new attribute string object from RTF or RTFD data contained in the file at the given path.

Deprecated
- initWithFileURL:options:documentAttributes:error:

Initializes a new attributed string object from the data at the given URL.

Deprecated
containsAttachments

Returns whether the attribute string contains any attachment attributes.

Deprecated
- URLAtIndex:effectiveRange:

Returns a URL, either from a link attribute or from text at the given location that appears to be a URL string, for use in automatic link detection.

Deprecated
- drawWithRect:options:

Draws the receiver with the specified options, within the given rectangle in the current graphics context.

Deprecated
- boundingRectWithSize:options:

Calculates and returns bounding rectangle for the receiver drawn using the options specified, within the given rectangle in the current graphics context.

Deprecated