Type Method

bookmarkData(withContentsOf:)

Initializes and returns bookmark data derived from an alias file pointed to by a specified URL.

Declaration

class func bookmarkData(withContentsOf bookmarkFileURL: URL) throws -> Data

Parameters

bookmarkFileURL

The URL that points to a file containing bookmark data.

error

The error that occurred in the case that the bookmark data cannot be derived.

Return Value

The bookmark data for the alias file.

Discussion

This method doesn’t check to see if bookmarkFileURL points to an alias file. This allows this method to work with any file containing bookmark data. If bookmarkFileURL refers to a file which does not contain bookmark data or to a non-file object, such as a directory or symbolic link, this method returns nil produces an error.

This method returns nil if bookmark data cannot be created.