JBaczuk JBaczuk - 1 year ago 136
Swift Question

How to convert NSURL to String in Swift

How do you convert an NSURL to a String in Swift?

The following:

var directoryURL: NSURL
var urlString: String = nsurlObject as String

Throws the error:
Cannot convert value of type 'NSURL' to type 'String' in coercion

Answer Source

It turns out there are properties of NSURL you can access (see Swift Reference):

var directoryURL: NSURL
var urlString: String = directoryURL.absoluteString
// OR
var urlString: String = directoryURL.relativeString
// OR
var urlString: String = directoryURL.relativePath
// OR
var urlString: String = directoryURL.path
// etc.
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