Instance Method

glyph(at:)

Returns the glyph at glyphIndex.

Declaration

iOS, tvOS
func glyph(at glyphIndex: Int) -> CGGlyph
macOS
func glyph(at glyphIndex: Int) -> NSGlyph

Parameters

glyphIndex

The index of a glyph in the receiver. This value must not exceed the bounds of the receiver’s glyph array.

Return Value

The glyph at glyphIndex.

Discussion

Raises an NSRangeException if glyphIndex is out of bounds.

Performs glyph generation if needed. To avoid an exception with glyph(at:) you must first check the glyph index against the number of glyphs, which requires generating all glyphs. Another method, glyph(at:isValidIndex:), generates glyphs only up to the one requested, so using it can be more efficient.

See Also

Deprecated

attributedString

The text storage object from which the NSGlyphGenerator object procures characters for glyph generation.

func invalidateGlyphs(onLayoutInvalidationForGlyphRange: NSRange)

Specifies explicitly when portions of the glyph stream depend on layout.

Deprecated
func invalidateLayout(forCharacterRange: NSRange, isSoft: Bool, actualCharacterRange: NSRangePointer?)

Invalidates the layout information for the glyphs mapped to the given range of characters.

Deprecated
func textStorage(NSTextStorage, edited: Int, range: NSRange, changeInLength: Int, invalidatedRange: NSRange)

Invalidates glyph and layout information for a portion of the text in the given text storage object.

Deprecated
func insertGlyph(NSGlyph, atGlyphIndex: Int, characterIndex: Int)

Inserts a single glyph into the glyph stream at the given index and maps it to the character at the given character index.

Deprecated
func glyph(at: Int, isValidIndex: UnsafeMutablePointer<ObjCBool>?) -> CGGlyph

If the given index is valid, returns the glyph at that location and optionally returns a flag indicating whether the requested index is in range.

Deprecated
func replaceGlyph(at: Int, withGlyph: NSGlyph)

Replaces the glyph at the given index with a new glyph.

Deprecated
func getGlyphs(UnsafeMutablePointer<NSGlyph>?, range: NSRange) -> Int

Fills the passed-in buffer with a sequence of glyphs

Deprecated
func deleteGlyphs(in: NSRange)

Deletes the glyphs in the given range from the receiver’s glyph store.

Deprecated
func setCharacterIndex(Int, forGlyphAt: Int)

Sets the index of the character corresponding to the glyph at the given glyph index.

Deprecated
func intAttribute(Int, forGlyphAt: Int) -> Int

Returns the value of the attribute identified by the given attribute tag for the glyph at the given index.

Deprecated
func rectArray(forCharacterRange: NSRange, withinSelectedCharacterRange: NSRange, in: NSTextContainer, rectCount: UnsafeMutablePointer<Int>) -> NSRectArray?

Returns an array of rectangles and, by reference, the number of such rectangles, that define the region in the given container enclosing the given character range.

Deprecated
func rectArray(forGlyphRange: NSRange, withinSelectedGlyphRange: NSRange, in: NSTextContainer, rectCount: UnsafeMutablePointer<Int>) -> NSRectArray?

Returns an array of rectangles and, by reference, the number of such rectangles, that define the region in the given container enclosing the given glyph range.

Deprecated
layoutOptions

The layout manager’s current layout options.

var usesScreenFonts: Bool

A Boolean that controls using screen fonts to calculate layout and display text.

Deprecated
func substituteFont(for: NSFont) -> NSFont

Returns a screen font suitable for use in place of the given font, if one is available.

Deprecated