Instance Method

registerNib:forCellWithReuseIdentifier:

Register a nib file for use in creating new collection view cells.

Declaration

- (void)registerNib:(UINib *)nib forCellWithReuseIdentifier:(NSString *)identifier;

Parameters

nib

The nib object containing the cell object. The nib file must contain only one top-level object and that object must be of the type UICollectionViewCell.

identifier

The reuse identifier to associate with the specified nib file. This parameter must not be nil and must not be an empty string.

Discussion

Prior to calling the dequeueReusableCellWithReuseIdentifier:forIndexPath: method of the collection view, you must use this method or the registerClass:forCellWithReuseIdentifier: method to tell the collection view how to create a new cell of the given type. If a cell of the specified type is not currently in a reuse queue, the collection view uses the provided information to create a new cell object automatically.

If you previously registered a class or nib file with the same reuse identifier, the object you specify in the nib parameter replaces the old entry. You may specify nil for nib if you want to unregister the nib file from the specified reuse identifier.

See Also

Creating Collection View Cells

- registerClass:forCellWithReuseIdentifier:

Register a class for use in creating new collection view cells.

- registerClass:forSupplementaryViewOfKind:withReuseIdentifier:

Registers a class for use in creating supplementary views for the collection view.

- registerNib:forSupplementaryViewOfKind:withReuseIdentifier:

Registers a nib file for use in creating supplementary views for the collection view.

- dequeueReusableCellWithReuseIdentifier:forIndexPath:

Returns a reusable cell object located by its identifier

- dequeueReusableSupplementaryViewOfKind:withReuseIdentifier:forIndexPath:

Returns a reusable supplementary view located by its identifier and kind.

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