Instance Property

contentsFormat

A hint for the desired storage format of the layer contents.

Declaration

@property(copy) CALayerContentsFormat contentsFormat;

Discussion

The default value of this property is kCAContentsFormatRGBA8Uint.

UIView and layer-backed NSView objects may change the value to a format appropriate for the current device.

See Also

Configuring the Layer’s Rendering Behavior

opaque

A Boolean value indicating whether the layer contains completely opaque content.

edgeAntialiasingMask

A bitmask defining how the edges of the receiver are rasterized.

- contentsAreFlipped

Returns a Boolean indicating whether the layer content is implicitly flipped when rendered.

geometryFlipped

A Boolean that indicates whether the geometry of the layer and its sublayers is flipped vertically.

drawsAsynchronously

A Boolean indicating whether drawing commands are deferred and processed asynchronously in a background thread.

shouldRasterize

A Boolean that indicates whether the layer is rendered as a bitmap before compositing. Animatable

rasterizationScale

The scale at which to rasterize content, relative to the coordinate space of the layer. Animatable

- renderInContext:

Renders the layer and its sublayers into the specified context.