Instance Property


The name of the notification.


var name: NSNotification.Name { get }


Typically you use this property to find out what kind of notification you are dealing with when you receive a notification.

Special Considerations

Notification names can be any string. To avoid name collisions, you might want to use a prefix that’s specific to your application.

See Also

Getting Notification Information

var object: Any?

The object associated with the notification.

var userInfo: [AnyHashable : Any]?

The user information dictionary associated with the notification.

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