Instance Method


Returns the glyph property associated with the glyph at the specified index.


- (NSGlyphProperty)propertyForGlyphAtIndex:(NSUInteger)glyphIndex;



The glyph whose glyph property is returned.

Return Value

The glyph property associated with the specified glyph. NSGlyphProperty lists the values that can be returned.


If noncontiguous layout is not enabled, this method causes generation of all glyphs up to and including the one at glyphIndex.

See Also

Accessing Glyphs

- getGlyphsInRange:glyphs:properties:characterIndexes:bidiLevels:

Fills a passed-in buffer with a sequence of glyphs.

- CGGlyphAtIndex:

Returns the glyph at the specified index.

- CGGlyphAtIndex:isValidIndex:

Returns the glyph at the specified index and information about whether the glyph index is valid.

- setGlyphs:properties:characterIndexes:font:forGlyphRange:

Stores the initial glyphs and glyph properties for a character range.

- characterIndexForGlyphAtIndex:

Returns the index in the text storage for the first character associated with the given glyph.

- glyphIndexForCharacterAtIndex:

Returns the index of the first glyph associated with the character at the specified index.

- isValidGlyphIndex:

Indicates whether the specified index refers to a valid glyph, otherwise NO.


The number of glyphs in the receiver.

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