Instance Method

glyphIndex(for:in:)

Returns the index of the glyph at the specified location in a text container.

Declaration

iOS, Mac Catalyst, tvOS
func glyphIndex(for point: CGPoint, in container: NSTextContainer) -> Int
macOS
func glyphIndex(for point: NSPoint, in container: NSTextContainer) -> Int

Discussion

This method is a primitive for glyphIndex(for:in:fractionOfDistanceThroughGlyph:). You should always call the main method, not the primitives.

Overriding should be done for the primitive methods. Existing subclasses that do not do this overriding will not have their implementations available to Java developers.

See Also

Performing Advanced Layout Queries

func boundingRect(forGlyphRange: NSRange, in: NSTextContainer) -> CGRect

Returns the bounding rectangle for the specified glyphs in a container.

func characterIndex(for: CGPoint, in: NSTextContainer, fractionOfDistanceBetweenInsertionPoints: UnsafeMutablePointer<CGFloat>?) -> Int

Returns the index of the character falling under the given point, expressed in the given container's coordinate system.

func characterRange(forGlyphRange: NSRange, actualGlyphRange: NSRangePointer?) -> NSRange

Returns the range of characters that correspond to the glyphs in the specified glyph range.

func fractionOfDistanceThroughGlyph(for: CGPoint, in: NSTextContainer) -> CGFloat

Returns the fraction of the distance between the glyph at the specified point and the next glyph.

func glyphIndex(for: CGPoint, in: NSTextContainer, fractionOfDistanceThroughGlyph: UnsafeMutablePointer<CGFloat>?) -> Int

Returns the index of the glyph at the specified point, expressed in the container's coordinate system.

func glyphRange(forBoundingRect: CGRect, in: NSTextContainer) -> NSRange

Returns the smallest contiguous range for glyphs that are laid out wholly or partially within the specified rectangle of the text container.

func glyphRange(forBoundingRectWithoutAdditionalLayout: CGRect, in: NSTextContainer) -> NSRange

Returns the smallest contiguous range for glyphs that are laid out wholly or partially within the specified rectangle of the text container.

func glyphRange(for: NSTextContainer) -> NSRange

Returns the range of glyphs laid out within the specified text container.

func glyphRange(forCharacterRange: NSRange, actualCharacterRange: NSRangePointer?) -> NSRange

Returns the range of glyphs that are generated from the specified range of characters.

func range(ofNominallySpacedGlyphsContaining: Int) -> NSRange

Returns the range of displayable glyphs that surround the glyph at the specified index.