Instance Method

findEntity(named:)

Searches the scene’s anchor entity hierarchies for an entity with the given name.

Declaration

func findEntity(named name: String) -> Entity?

Parameters

name

The name of the entity for which to search.

Return Value

The first entity found with the given name, or nil if none is found.

Discussion

The findEntity(named:) method conducts a depth-first, recursive search over all of the scene’s entities for one whose name property matches the given name. The method returns the first match. Entity names need not be unique.