Instance Property

selectable

A Boolean value that controls whether the text views sharing the receiver’s layout manager allow the user to select text.

Declaration

@property(getter=isSelectable) BOOL selectable;

Discussion

YES to allow the user to select text of all text views sharing the receiver's layout manager; otherwise, NO.

If a text view is made not selectable, it’s also made not editable, and buttons on the Find panel are dimmed. Text views are by default both editable and selectable

See Also

Setting Behavioral Attributes

allowsUndo

A Boolean value that indicates whether the receiver allows undo.

editable

A Boolean value that controls whether the text views sharing the receiver’s layout manager allow the user to edit text.

fieldEditor

A Boolean value that controls whether the text views sharing the receiver’s layout manager behave as field editors.

richText

A Boolean value that controls whether the text views sharing the receiver’s layout manager allow the user to apply attributes to specific ranges of text.

importsGraphics

A Boolean value that controls whether the text views sharing the receiver’s layout manager allow the user to import files by dragging.

- setBaseWritingDirection:range:

Sets the base writing direction of a range of text.

- toggleBaseWritingDirection:

Changes the base writing direction of a paragraph between left-to-right and right-to-left.

Deprecated
defaultParagraphStyle

The receiver’s default paragraph style.

- outline:

Adds the outline attribute to the selected text attributes if absent; removes the attribute if present.

allowsImageEditing

Indicates whether image attachments should permit editing of their images.

automaticQuoteSubstitutionEnabled

A Boolean value that enables and disables automatic quotation mark substitution.

- toggleAutomaticQuoteSubstitution:

Changes the state of automatic quotation mark substitution from enabled to disabled and vice versa.

automaticLinkDetectionEnabled

A Boolean value that enables or disables automatic link detection.

- toggleAutomaticLinkDetection:

Changes the state of automatic link detection from enabled to disabled and vice versa.

displaysLinkToolTips

A Boolean value that indicates whether the text view automatically supplies the destination of a link as a tooltip for text that has a link attribute.