Instance Method

stringForKey:

Returns the string associated with the specified key.

Declaration

- (NSString *)stringForKey:(NSString *)defaultName;

Parameters

defaultName

A key in the current user‘s defaults database.

Return Value

For string values, the string associated with the specified key; for number values, the string value of the number. Returns nil if the default does not exist or is not a string or number value.

Discussion

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

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.

- stringArrayForKey:

Returns the array of strings associated with the specified key.

- dataForKey:

Returns the data object 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.