Type Method

predicateFromMetadataQueryString:

Initializes a predicate with a metadata query string.

Declaration

+ (NSPredicate *)predicateFromMetadataQueryString:(NSString *)queryString;

Parameters

queryString

A metadata query string.

Discussion

For details of the format of the query string, see File Metadata Query Expression Syntax.

See Also

Creating a Predicate

+ predicateWithFormat:

Creates and returns a new predicate formed by creating a new string with a given format and parsing the result.

+ predicateWithFormat:argumentArray:

Initializes a predicate by substituting the values in a given array into a format string and parsing the result.

+ predicateWithFormat:arguments:

Initializes a predicate by substituting the values in an argument list into a format string and parsing the result.

- predicateWithSubstitutionVariables:

Returns a copy of the predicate with the predicate's variables substituted by values specified in a given substitution variables dictionary.

+ predicateWithValue:

Creates and returns a predicate that always evaluates to a given Boolean value.

+ predicateWithBlock:

Initializes a predicate that evaluates using a specified block object and bindings dictionary.