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If a Cocoa API isn't working

2019-05-08 16:40:07.222101+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

If a Cocoa API isn't working, it may be that you're just not calling it enough. Wrapping [view setFrame:...] in a for(...) loop is an OS/X idiom that can solve your problems... #onlyhalfkidding #maybenotevenhalf #onlyaquarter...

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#Comment Re: If a Cocoa API isn't working made: 2019-05-08 17:57:58.903538+00 by: markd

dispatch_async(mainqueue, ^{ do something that's otherwise misbehaving }); is also a common idiom

#Comment Re: If a Cocoa API isn't working made: 2019-05-08 23:51:33.186941+00 by: Dan Lyke

In particular, this is about an NSOutlineView delegate -outlineView:viewForTableColumn:item and setting the font and size of an NSTextField retrieved from makeViewWithIdentifier:. The first time an outline section is opened up it doesn't work, the second time it works fine. Sigh.

#Comment Re: If a Cocoa API isn't working made: 2019-05-10 15:36:12.769173+00 by: markd

NSOutlineView has always been a bucket of suck.

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