Type Property

availableStringEncodings

Returns a zero-terminated list of the encodings string objects support in the application’s environment.

Declaration

@property(class, readonly) const NSStringEncoding *availableStringEncodings;

Return Value

A zero-terminated list of the encodings string objects support in the application’s environment.

Discussion

Among the more commonly used encodings are:

See the NSStringEncoding type for a larger list and descriptions of many supported encodings. In addition to those encodings listed here, you can also use the encodings defined for CFString in Core Foundation; you just need to call the CFStringConvertEncodingToNSStringEncoding function to convert them to a usable format.

See Also

Working with Encodings

defaultCStringEncoding

Returns the C-string encoding assumed for any method accepting a C string as an argument.

+ stringEncodingForData:encodingOptions:convertedString:usedLossyConversion:

Returns the string encoding for the given data as detected by attempting to create a string according to the specified encoding options.

+ localizedNameOfStringEncoding:

Returns a human-readable string giving the name of a given encoding.

- canBeConvertedToEncoding:

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the receiver can be converted to a given encoding without loss of information.

- dataUsingEncoding:

Returns an NSData object containing a representation of the receiver encoded using a given encoding.

- dataUsingEncoding:allowLossyConversion:

Returns an NSData object containing a representation of the receiver encoded using a given encoding.

description

This NSString object.

fastestEncoding

The fastest encoding to which the receiver may be converted without loss of information.

smallestEncoding

The smallest encoding to which the receiver can be converted without loss of information.

NSStringEncoding

The following constants are provided by NSString as possible string encodings.

NSString Handling Exception Names

These constants define the names of exceptions raised if NSString cannot represent a string in a given encoding, or parse a string as a property list.

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