Instance Method

maximumRangeOfUnit:

Returns the maximum range limits of the values that a given unit can take on.

Declaration

- (NSRange)maximumRangeOfUnit:(NSCalendarUnit)unit;

Parameters

unit

The unit for which the maximum range is returned.

Return Value

The maximum range limits of the values that the unit specified by unit can take on in the receiver.

Discussion

As an example, in the Gregorian calendar the maximum range of values for the Day unit is 1-31.

See Also

Getting Calendar Information

calendarIdentifier

An identifier for the calendar.

firstWeekday

The index of the first weekday of the receiver.

locale

The locale of the receiver.

timeZone

The time zone for the calendar.

- minimumRangeOfUnit:

Returns the minimum range limits of the values that a given unit can take on.

minimumDaysInFirstWeek

The minimum number of days in the first week of the receiver.

- ordinalityOfUnit:inUnit:forDate:

Returns, for a given absolute time, the ordinal number of a smaller calendar unit (such as a day) within a specified larger calendar unit (such as a week).

- rangeOfUnit:inUnit:forDate:

Returns the range of absolute time values that a smaller calendar unit (such as a day) can take on in a larger calendar unit (such as a month) that includes a specified absolute time.

- rangeOfUnit:startDate:interval:forDate:

Returns by reference the starting time and duration of a given calendar unit that contains a given date.

- rangeOfWeekendStartDate:interval:containingDate:

Returns whether a given date falls within a weekend period, and if so, returns by reference the start date and time interval of the weekend range.

NSCalendarUnit

Calendrical units such as year, month, day and hour.