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Cocoa Programming for OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Aaron Hillegass, Adam Preble, Nate Chandler

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Using the Documentation

There are over 300 classes in Cocoa and related frameworks, and every one is documented in Apple’s API reference. Cocoa programmers spend a lot of time searching this reference to find answers to development questions. Apple’s documentation also includes topic-based guides, which are excellent resources for learning more about a particular subject.

In this section, you are going to use the reference to figure out how to get your color well to display a color specified by a set of RGB values. From Xcode’s toolbar, select WindowDocumentation and API Reference. In the window that appears, find the search bar at the top, search for NSColorWell, and select the NSColorWell Class Reference (Figure 5.27). ...

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