Instance Method

descriptionWithLocale:

Returns a string object that represents the contents of the dictionary, formatted as a property list.

Declaration

- (NSString *)descriptionWithLocale:(id)locale;

Parameters

locale

An object that specifies options used for formatting each of the dictionary’s keys and values; pass nil if you don’t want them formatted.

On iOS and macOS 10.5 and later, either an instance of NSDictionary or an NSLocale object may be used for locale. In OS X v10.4 and earlier it must be an instance of NSDictionary.

Discussion

For a description of how locale is applied to each element in the dictionary, see descriptionWithLocale:indent:.

If each key in the dictionary responds to compare:, the entries are listed in ascending order by key, otherwise the order in which the entries are listed is undefined.

See Also

Describing a Dictionary

description

A string that represents the contents of the dictionary, formatted as a property list.

descriptionInStringsFileFormat

A string that represents the contents of the dictionary, formatted in .strings file format.

- descriptionWithLocale:indent:

Returns a string object that represents the contents of the dictionary, formatted as a property list.