Instance Method

initWithSerializedRepresentation:

Initializes the receiver as a regular-file file wrapper from given serialized data.

Declaration

- (instancetype)initWithSerializedRepresentation:(NSData *)serializeRepresentation;

Parameters

serializedRepresentation

Serialized representation of a file wrapper in the format used for the NSFileContentsPboardType pasteboard type. Data of this format is returned by such methods as serializedRepresentation and RTFDFromRange:documentAttributes: (NSAttributedString).

Return Value

Regular-file file wrapper initialized from serializedRepresentation.

Discussion

The file wrapper is not associated with a file-system node until you save it using writeToURL:options:originalContentsURL:error:.

See Also

Creating File Wrappers

- initWithURL:options:error:

Initializes a file wrapper instance whose kind is determined by the type of file-system node located by the URL.

- initWithPath:

Initializes a file wrapper instance whose kind is determined by the type of file-system node located by the path.

Deprecated
- initDirectoryWithFileWrappers:

Initializes the receiver as a directory file wrapper, with a given file-wrapper list.

- initRegularFileWithContents:

Initializes the receiver as a regular-file file wrapper.

- initSymbolicLinkWithDestination:

Initializes the receiver as a symbolic-link file wrapper.

Deprecated
- initSymbolicLinkWithDestinationURL:

Initializes the receiver as a symbolic-link file wrapper that links to a specified file.