Instance Method

lossyCString

Returns a representation of the receiver as a C string in the default C-string encoding, possibly losing information in converting to that encoding.

Declaration

- (const char *)lossyCString;

Discussion

This method does not raise an exception if the conversion is lossy. The returned C string will be automatically freed just as a returned object would be released; your code should copy the C string or use getCString: if it needs to store the C string outside of the autorelease context in which the C string is created.

See Also

Deprecated

+ stringWithCString:

Creates a new string using a given C-string.

Deprecated
- initWithCString:

Initializes the receiver, a newly allocated NSString object, by converting the data in a given C-string from the default C-string encoding into the Unicode character encoding.

Deprecated
+ stringWithCString:length:

Returns a string containing the characters in a given C-string.

Deprecated
- initWithCString:length:

Initializes the receiver, a newly allocated NSString object, by converting the data in a given C-string from the default C-string encoding into the Unicode character encoding.

Deprecated
- initWithCStringNoCopy:length:freeWhenDone:

Initializes the receiver, a newly allocated NSString object, by converting the data in a given C-string from the default C-string encoding into the Unicode character encoding.

Deprecated
+ stringWithContentsOfFile:

Returns a string created by reading data from the file named by a given path.

Deprecated
- initWithContentsOfFile:

Initializes the receiver, a newly allocated NSString object, by reading data from the file named by path.

Deprecated
+ stringWithContentsOfURL:

Returns a string created by reading data from the file named by a given URL.

Deprecated
- initWithContentsOfURL:

Initializes the receiver, a newly allocated NSString object, by reading data from the location named by a given URL.

Deprecated
- writeToFile:atomically:

Writes the contents of the receiver to the file specified by a given path.

Deprecated
- writeToURL:atomically:

Writes the contents of the receiver to the location specified by a given URL.

Deprecated
- getCharacters:

Copies all characters from the receiver into a given buffer.

Deprecated
- cString

Returns a representation of the receiver as a C string in the default C-string encoding.

Deprecated
- cStringLength

Returns the length in char-sized units of the receiver’s C-string representation in the default C-string encoding.

Deprecated
- getCString:

Invokes getCString:maxLength:range:remainingRange: with NSMaximumStringLength as the maximum length, the receiver’s entire extent as the range, and NULL for the remaining range.

Deprecated
- getCString:maxLength:

Invokes getCString:maxLength:range:remainingRange: with maxLength as the maximum length in char-sized units, the receiver’s entire extent as the range, and NULL for the remaining range.

Deprecated
- getCString:maxLength:range:remainingRange:

Converts the receiver’s content to the default C-string encoding and stores them in a given buffer.

Deprecated
- stringByAddingPercentEscapesUsingEncoding:

Returns a representation of the receiver using a given encoding to determine the percent escapes necessary to convert the receiver into a legal URL string.

Deprecated
- stringByReplacingPercentEscapesUsingEncoding:

Returns a new string made by replacing in the receiver all percent escapes with the matching characters as determined by a given encoding.

Deprecated
- sizeWithFont:

Returns the size of the string if it were to be rendered with the specified font on a single line.

Deprecated
- sizeWithFont:forWidth:lineBreakMode:

Returns the size of the string if it were to be rendered with the specified font and line attributes on a single line.

Deprecated
- sizeWithFont:minFontSize:actualFontSize:forWidth:lineBreakMode:

Returns the size of the string if it were rendered with the specified constraints, including a variable font size, on a single line.

Deprecated
- sizeWithFont:constrainedToSize:

Returns the size of the string if it were rendered and constrained to the specified size.

Deprecated
- sizeWithFont:constrainedToSize:lineBreakMode:

Returns the size of the string if it were rendered with the specified constraints.

Deprecated
- drawAtPoint:withFont:

Draws the string in a single line at the specified point in the current graphics context using the specified font.

Deprecated
- drawAtPoint:forWidth:withFont:lineBreakMode:

Draws the string in a single line at the specified point in the current graphics context using the specified font and attributes.

Deprecated
- drawAtPoint:forWidth:withFont:fontSize:lineBreakMode:baselineAdjustment:

Draws the string in a single line at the specified point in the current graphics context using the specified font and attributes.

Deprecated
- drawAtPoint:forWidth:withFont:minFontSize:actualFontSize:lineBreakMode:baselineAdjustment:

Draws the string in a single line with the specified font and attributes, adjusting the font attributes as needed to render as much of the text as possible.

Deprecated
- drawInRect:withFont:

Draws the string in the current graphics context using the specified bounding rectangle and font.

Deprecated
- drawInRect:withFont:lineBreakMode:

Draws the string in the current graphics context using the specified bounding rectangle, font, and attributes.

Deprecated
- drawInRect:withFont:lineBreakMode:alignment:

Draws the string in the current graphics context using the specified bounding rectangle, font and attributes.

Deprecated
- drawWithRect:options:attributes:

Draws the receiver with the specified options and other display characteristics of the given attributes, within the specified rectangle in the current graphics context.

Deprecated
- boundingRectWithSize:options:attributes:

Calculates and returns the bounding rect for the receiver drawn using the given options and display characteristics, within the specified rectangle in the current graphics context.

Deprecated
NSMaximumStringLength

Maximum number of characters in an NSString object.