Returns a bookmark for the URL, created with specified options and resource values.
- iOS 4.0+
- macOS 10.6+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 2.0+
Options taken into account when creating the bookmark for the URL. The possible flags (which can be combined with bitwise
ORoperations) are described in
.Bookmark Creation Options
To create a security-scoped bookmark to support App Sandbox, include the
withflag. When you later resolve the bookmark, you can use the resulting security-scoped URL to obtain read/write access to the file-system resource pointed to by the URL.
If you instead want to create a security-scoped bookmark that, when resolved, enables you to obtain read-only access to a file-system resource, bitwise
ORthis parameter’s value with both the
withoption and the
Scope Allow Only Read Access
An array of names of URL resource properties to store as part of the bookmark. You can later access these values (without resolving the bookmark) by calling the
Values(for Keys: from Bookmark Data:)
The values of these properties must be of a type that the bookmark generation code can serialize. Specifically, the values can contain any of the following primitive types:
In addition, the properties can contain the following collection classes:
CFArraycontaining only the above primitive types
CFStringkeys, in which all values contain only the above primitive types
The URL that the bookmark data will be relative to.
If you are creating a security-scoped bookmark to support App Sandbox, use this parameter as follows:
To create an app-scoped bookmark, use a value of
To create a document-scoped bookmark, use the absolute path (despite this parameter’s name) to the document file that is to own the new security-scoped bookmark.
App Sandbox does not restrict which URL values may be passed to this parameter.
The error that occurred in the case that the bookmark data cannot be created.
A bookmark for the URL.
This method returns bookmark data that can later be resolved into a URL object for a file even if the user moves or renames it (if the volume format on which the file resides supports doing so).
You can also use this method to create a security-scoped bookmark to support App Sandbox. Before you do so, you must first enable the appropriate entitlements for your app, as described in Enabling Security-Scoped Bookmark and URL Access. In addition, be sure to understand the behavior of the
For an app-scoped bookmark, no sandboxed app other than the one that created the bookmark can obtain access to the file-system resource that the URL (obtained from the bookmark) points to. Specifically, a bookmark created with security scope fails to resolve if the caller does not have the same code signing identity as the caller that created the bookmark.
For a document-scoped bookmark, any sandboxed app that has access to the bookmark data itself, and has access to the document that owns the bookmark, can obtain access to the resource.