Introduction to Text Attributes

Text Attributes describes the text-related attributes maintained by the Cocoa text system. Text attributes provide the distinguishing characteristics of rich text and other formatting information for paragraphs and documents.

Who Should Read This Document

You should read this document to understand the different types of text attributes in the text system, especially if you deal directly with attributed strings and need to understand how the text system manages their attributes.

To understand the information in this document, you should have prior general knowledge of the text system’s capabilities and architecture, as well as basic Cocoa programming conventions.

Organization of This Document

This document includes the following articles:

See Also

For more information, refer to the following documents: