An occurrence of textual content found during the analysis of a block of text, such as when matching a regular expression.
Mac Catalyst 13.0+
On both iOS and macOS, instances of NSTextCheckingResult are returned by the NSRegularExpression class and the NSDataDetector class to indicate the discovery of content. In those cases, what is found may be a match for a regular expression or a date, address, phone number, and so on. In macOS, instances of NSTextCheckingResult are returned by the NSSpellChecker object to describe the results of spelling, grammar, or text-substitution actions.
Defines the types of checking that are available. These values can be combined using the C-bitwise OR operator. The system supports its own internal types, and the user can extend those types by subclassing NSTextCheckingResult and adding their own custom types.