Instance Method

dataForKey:

Returns the data object associated with the specified key.

Declaration

- (NSData *)dataForKey:(NSString *)defaultName;

Parameters

defaultName

A key in the current user‘s defaults database.

Return Value

The data object associated with the specified key, or nil if the key does not exist or its value is not a data object.

Discussion

The returned data object is immutable, even if the value you originally set was a mutable data object.

See Also

Getting Default Values

- objectForKey:

Returns the object associated with the specified key.

- URLForKey:

Returns the URL associated with the specified key.

- arrayForKey:

Returns the array associated with the specified key.

- dictionaryForKey:

Returns the dictionary object associated with the specified key.

- stringForKey:

Returns the string associated with the specified key.

- stringArrayForKey:

Returns the array of strings associated with the specified key.

- boolForKey:

Returns the Boolean value associated with the specified key.

- integerForKey:

Returns the integer value associated with the specified key.

- floatForKey:

Returns the float value associated with the specified key.

- doubleForKey:

Returns the double value associated with the specified key.

- dictionaryRepresentation

Returns a dictionary that contains a union of all key-value pairs in the domains in the search list.