Document Revision History

This table describes the changes to String Programming Guide.

DateNotes
2014-02-11Added information about word boundary delineation and changed section title to "Words, Paragraphs, and Line Breaks."
2013-09-17Fixed typo in code snippet in "Formatting String Objects" article.
2012-12-13Clarified description of NSAnchoredSearch option.
2012-07-17Updated code snippets to adopt new Objective-C features.
2012-06-11Corrected string constant character set to UTF-8. Added guidance about using localizedStandardCompare: for Finder-like sorting. Added caveat to avoid using %s with RTL languages. Revised "String Format Specifiers" article.
2009-10-15Added links to Cocoa Core Competencies.
2008-10-15Added new aricle on character clusters; updated list of string format specifiers.
2007-10-18Corrected minor typographical errors.
2007-07-10Added notes regarding NSInteger and NSUInteger to "String Format Specifiers".
2007-03-06Corrected minor typographical errors.
2007-02-08Corrected sentence fragments and improved the example in "Scanners."
2006-12-05Added code samples to illustrate searching and path manipulation.
2006-11-07Made minor revisions to "Scanners" article.
2006-10-03Added links to path manipulation methods.
2006-06-28Corrected typographical errors.
2006-05-23Added a new article, "Reading Strings From and Writing Strings To Files and URLs"; significantly updated "Creating and Converting Strings."
 

Included “Creating a Character Set” into “Character Sets.”

2006-01-10Changed title from "Strings" to conform to reference consistency guidelines.
2004-06-28

Added “Formatting String Objects” article. Added Data Formatting and the Core Foundation Strings programming topics to the introduction.

2004-02-06

Added information about custom Unicode character sets and retrieved missing code fragments in “Creating a Character Set”. Added information and cross-reference to “Drawing Strings.” Rewrote introduction and added an index.

2003-09-09

Added NSNumericSearch description to “Searching, Comparing, and Sorting Strings.”

2003-03-17

Reinstated the sample code that was missing from “Scanners.”

2003-01-17

Updated “Creating and Converting String Objects” to recommend the use of UTF8 encoding, and noted the pending deprecation of the cString... methods.

2002-11-12

Revision history was added to existing topic.