Deprecated NSCoder AppKit Additions Methods

A method identified as deprecated has been superseded and may become unsupported in the future.

Deprecated in OS X v10.9


Decodes a color structure from NEXTSTEP Release 3 or earlier and returns an NSColor object. (Deprecated in OS X v10.9.)

- (NSColor *)decodeNXColor
Return Value

An autoreleased NSColor object. Returns nil if the archived color is invalid.


This method does not have a matching method for encoding an NXColor structure. Encode an NSColor object instead.

  • Available in OS X v10.0 and later.
  • Deprecated in OS X v10.9.
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