You want to read in a property list to structured data in Swift. The solution – in Swift 4 – is in a Coder, as explained here.
Got a setting that you just can’t get to stick properly? Here’s a listing of preference files for Sierra, and pointers to all sorts of other settings too.
Having problems with preference files? Here’s a step by step guide to solving them, including a new version of PermissionScanner.
How HelpHelp accesses a large nested Property List files, handles its data as arrays, and uses NSHelpManager.
These have changed little since El Capitan.
A complete guide and index to locating those troublesome property lists containing preference settings.
Preference settings have been a problem since the first public beta of OS X. Why have they never been properly sorted out?
Where has the preference settings file for the Energy Saver pane gone?
How property list files store your preference settings, and how to access additional features.
Drive Pulse has shown a warning that one of my preference files ‘may be corrupt’, and advises that I put it in the Trash. Is that wise, and why is it corrupt?