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NSDocument

Authors

Carl Lindberg (Carl.Lindberg@hbo.com)
The abstract document class

Copyright: (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Software documentation for the NSDocument class

NSDocument : NSObject

Declared in:
AppKit/NSDocument.h
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.
Method summary

isNativeType: 

+ (BOOL) isNativeType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

readableTypes 

+ (NSArray*) readableTypes;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

writableTypes 

+ (NSArray*) writableTypes;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

addWindowController: 

- (void) addWindowController: (NSWindowController*)windowController;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

autosaveDocumentWithDelegate: didAutosaveSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) autosaveDocumentWithDelegate: (id)delegate didAutosaveSelector: (SEL)didAutosaveSelector contextInfo: (void*)context;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

autosavedContentsFileURL 

- (NSURL*) autosavedContentsFileURL;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

autosavingFileType 

- (NSString*) autosavingFileType;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

canCloseDocument 

- (BOOL) canCloseDocument;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

canCloseDocumentWithDelegate: shouldCloseSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) canCloseDocumentWithDelegate: (id)delegate shouldCloseSelector: (SEL)shouldCloseSelector contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

close 

- (void) close;
Availability: OpenStep

Closes all the windows owned by the document, then removes itself from the list of documents known by the NSDocumentController. This method does not ask the user if they want to save the document before closing. It is closed without saving any information.

dataOfType: error: 

- (NSData*) dataOfType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

dataRepresentationOfType: 

- (NSData*) dataRepresentationOfType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

displayName 

- (NSString*) displayName;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

fileAttributesToWriteToFile: ofType: saveOperation: 

- (NSDictionary*) fileAttributesToWriteToFile: (NSString*)fullDocumentPath ofType: (NSString*)docType saveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOperationType;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

fileAttributesToWriteToURL: ofType: forSaveOperation: originalContentsURL: error: 

- (NSDictionary*) fileAttributesToWriteToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type forSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op originalContentsURL: (NSURL*)original error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileModificationDate 

- (NSDate*) fileModificationDate;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileName 

- (NSString*) fileName;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

fileNameExtensionForType: saveOperation: 

- (NSString*) fileNameExtensionForType: (NSString*)typeName saveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOperation;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileNameExtensionWasHiddenInLastRunSavePanel 

- (BOOL) fileNameExtensionWasHiddenInLastRunSavePanel;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileNameFromRunningSavePanelForSaveOperation: 

- (NSString*) fileNameFromRunningSavePanelForSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOperation;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

fileType 

- (NSString*) fileType;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

fileTypeFromLastRunSavePanel 

- (NSString*) fileTypeFromLastRunSavePanel;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

fileURL 

- (NSURL*) fileURL;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileWrapperOfType: error: 

- (NSFileWrapper*) fileWrapperOfType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

fileWrapperRepresentationOfType: 

- (NSFileWrapper*) fileWrapperRepresentationOfType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

hasUnautosavedChanges 

- (BOOL) hasUnautosavedChanges;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

hasUndoManager 

- (BOOL) hasUndoManager;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

init 

- (id) init;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

initForURL: withContentsOfURL: ofType: error: 

- (id) initForURL: (NSURL*)forUrl withContentsOfURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

initWithContentsOfFile: ofType: 

- (id) initWithContentsOfFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)fileType;
Availability: OpenStep

Initialises the receiver with the contents of the document at fileName assuming that the type of data is as specified by fileType.
Destroys the receiver and returns nil on failure.

initWithContentsOfURL: ofType: 

- (id) initWithContentsOfURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)fileType;
Availability: OpenStep

Initialises the receiver with the contents of the document at url assuming that the type of data is as specified by fileType.
Destroys the receiver and returns nil on failure.

initWithContentsOfURL: ofType: error: 

- (id) initWithContentsOfURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

initWithType: error: 

- (id) initWithType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

isDocumentEdited 

- (BOOL) isDocumentEdited;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

keepBackupFile 

- (BOOL) keepBackupFile;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

lastComponentOfFileName 

- (NSString*) lastComponentOfFileName;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

loadDataRepresentation: ofType: 

- (BOOL) loadDataRepresentation: (NSData*)data ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

loadFileWrapperRepresentation: ofType: 

- (BOOL) loadFileWrapperRepresentation: (NSFileWrapper*)wrapper ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

makeWindowControllers 

- (void) makeWindowControllers;
Availability: OpenStep

Creates the window controllers for the current document. Calls addWindowController: on the receiver to add them to the controller array.

preparePageLayout: 

- (BOOL) preparePageLayout: (NSPageLayout*)pageLayout;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

prepareSavePanel: 

- (BOOL) prepareSavePanel: (NSSavePanel*)savePanel;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

presentError: 

- (BOOL) presentError: (NSError*)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

presentError: modalForWindow: delegate: didPresentSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) presentError: (NSError*)error modalForWindow: (NSWindow*)window delegate: (id)delegate didPresentSelector: (SEL)sel contextInfo: (void*)context;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

printDocument: 

- (IBAction) printDocument: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

printDocumentWithSettings: showPrintPanel: delegate: didPrintSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) printDocumentWithSettings: (NSDictionary*)settings showPrintPanel: (BOOL)flag delegate: (id)delegate didPrintSelector: (SEL)sel contextInfo: (void*)context;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

printInfo 

- (NSPrintInfo*) printInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

printOperationWithSettings: error: 

- (NSPrintOperation*) printOperationWithSettings: (NSDictionary*)settings error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

printShowingPrintPanel: 

- (void) printShowingPrintPanel: (BOOL)flag;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

readFromData: ofType: error: 

- (BOOL) readFromData: (NSData*)data ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

readFromFile: ofType: 

- (BOOL) readFromFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

readFromFileWrapper: ofType: error: 

- (BOOL) readFromFileWrapper: (NSFileWrapper*)wrapper ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

readFromURL: ofType: 

- (BOOL) readFromURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

readFromURL: ofType: error: 

- (BOOL) readFromURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

removeWindowController: 

- (void) removeWindowController: (NSWindowController*)windowController;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

revertDocumentToSaved: 

- (IBAction) revertDocumentToSaved: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

revertToContentsOfURL: ofType: error: 

- (BOOL) revertToContentsOfURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

revertToSavedFromFile: ofType: 

- (BOOL) revertToSavedFromFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

revertToSavedFromURL: ofType: 

- (BOOL) revertToSavedFromURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: 

- (NSInteger) runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: (NSPrintInfo*)printInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: delegate: didRunSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) runModalPageLayoutWithPrintInfo: (NSPrintInfo*)info delegate: (id)delegate didRunSelector: (SEL)sel contextInfo: (void*)context;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

runModalPrintOperation: delegate: didRunSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) runModalPrintOperation: (NSPrintOperation*)op delegate: (id)delegate didRunSelector: (SEL)sel contextInfo: (void*)context;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

runModalSavePanel: withAccessoryView: 

- (NSInteger) runModalSavePanel: (NSSavePanel*)savePanel withAccessoryView: (NSView*)accessoryView;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

runModalSavePanelForSaveOperation: delegate: didSaveSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) runModalSavePanelForSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOperation delegate: (id)delegate didSaveSelector: (SEL)didSaveSelector contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

runPageLayout: 

- (IBAction) runPageLayout: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveDocument: 

- (IBAction) saveDocument: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveDocumentAs: 

- (IBAction) saveDocumentAs: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveDocumentTo: 

- (IBAction) saveDocumentTo: (id)sender;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveDocumentWithDelegate: didSaveSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) saveDocumentWithDelegate: (id)delegate didSaveSelector: (SEL)didSaveSelector contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveToFile: saveOperation: delegate: didSaveSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) saveToFile: (NSString*)fileName saveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOperation delegate: (id)delegate didSaveSelector: (SEL)didSaveSelector contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

saveToURL: ofType: forSaveOperation: delegate: didSaveSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) saveToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type forSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op delegate: (id)delegate didSaveSelector: (SEL)didSaveSelector contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

saveToURL: ofType: forSaveOperation: error: 

- (BOOL) saveToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type forSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

setAutosavedContentsFileURL: 

- (void) setAutosavedContentsFileURL: (NSURL*)url;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

setFileModificationDate: 

- (void) setFileModificationDate: (NSDate*)date;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

setFileName: 

- (void) setFileName: (NSString*)fileName;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

setFileType: 

- (void) setFileType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

setFileURL: 

- (void) setFileURL: (NSURL*)url;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

setHasUndoManager: 

- (void) setHasUndoManager: (BOOL)flag;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

setLastComponentOfFileName: 

- (void) setLastComponentOfFileName: (NSString*)str;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

setPrintInfo: 

- (void) setPrintInfo: (NSPrintInfo*)printInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

setUndoManager: 

- (void) setUndoManager: (NSUndoManager*)undoManager;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

setWindow: 

- (void) setWindow: (NSWindow*)aWindow;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

shouldChangePrintInfo: 

- (BOOL) shouldChangePrintInfo: (NSPrintInfo*)newPrintInfo;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

shouldCloseWindowController: 

- (BOOL) shouldCloseWindowController: (NSWindowController*)windowController;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

shouldCloseWindowController: delegate: shouldCloseSelector: contextInfo: 

- (void) shouldCloseWindowController: (NSWindowController*)windowController delegate: (id)delegate shouldCloseSelector: (SEL)callback contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo;
Availability: MacOS-X 10.0.0

Description forthcoming.

shouldRunSavePanelWithAccessoryView 

- (BOOL) shouldRunSavePanelWithAccessoryView;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

showWindows 

- (void) showWindows;
Availability: OpenStep

Makes all the documents windows visible by ordering them to the front and making them main or key.
If the document has no windows, this method has no effect.

undoManager 

- (NSUndoManager*) undoManager;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

updateChangeCount: 

- (void) updateChangeCount: (NSDocumentChangeType)change;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

validateMenuItem: 

- (BOOL) validateMenuItem: (NSMenuItem*)anItem;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

validateUserInterfaceItem: 

- (BOOL) validateUserInterfaceItem: (id)anItem;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

willPresentError: 

- (NSError*) willPresentError: (NSError*)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

windowControllerDidLoadNib: 

- (void) windowControllerDidLoadNib: (NSWindowController*)windowController;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

windowControllerWillLoadNib: 

- (void) windowControllerWillLoadNib: (NSWindowController*)windowController;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

windowControllers 

- (NSArray*) windowControllers;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

windowForSheet 

- (NSWindow*) windowForSheet;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

windowNibName 

- (NSString*) windowNibName;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

writableTypesForSaveOperation: 

- (NSArray*) writableTypesForSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

writeSafelyToURL: ofType: forSaveOperation: error: 

- (BOOL) writeSafelyToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type forSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

writeToFile: ofType: 

- (BOOL) writeToFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

writeToFile: ofType: originalFile: saveOperation: 

- (BOOL) writeToFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)type originalFile: (NSString*)origFileName saveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOp;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

writeToURL: ofType: 

- (BOOL) writeToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.

writeToURL: ofType: error: 

- (BOOL) writeToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

writeToURL: ofType: forSaveOperation: originalContentsURL: error: 

- (BOOL) writeToURL: (NSURL*)url ofType: (NSString*)type forSaveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)op originalContentsURL: (NSURL*)orig error: (NSError**)error;
Availability: Not in OpenStep/MacOS-X

Description forthcoming.

writeWithBackupToFile: ofType: saveOperation: 

- (BOOL) writeWithBackupToFile: (NSString*)fileName ofType: (NSString*)fileType saveOperation: (NSSaveOperationType)saveOp;
Availability: OpenStep

Description forthcoming.


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