John John - 2 years ago 51
iOS Question

How to safely run "myFilter.outputImage!, fromRect: myFilter.outputImage!.extent"?

Sometimes, when I run my app, this line of code

let outputCGImage = context.createCGImage(myFilter.outputImage!, fromRect: myFilter.outputImage!.extent)

crashes the app, I do not know why =/

So, I want to safely run this line. I've tried
, but it requires only
. So, how can I safely run those line?

I've wanted to try with the guard, but I do not want to pass those line. In this case my filter will not apply,in case of
, and I do not want that. I want to apply all my filters successfully.

Any improvements?

Answer Source

So, I want to safely run this line. I've tried:


The first argument to createCGImage() is not an optional type, so you can't use the ?. You can use an if-let:

if let validImage = myFilter.outputImage {
    let outputCGImage = context.createCGImage(validImage, fromRect: validImage.extent)
else {
    //Do something else
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