Instance Property

unitsStyle

The formatting style for unit names.

Declaration

Discussion

Configures the strings to use (if any) for unit names such as days, hours, minutes, and seconds. Use this property to specify whether you want abbreviated or shortened versions of unit names—for example, hrs instead of hours.

The default value of this property is NSDateComponentsFormatterUnitsStylePositional.

See Also

Configuring the Formatter Options

allowedUnits

The bitmask of calendrical units such as day and month to include in the output string.

allowsFractionalUnits

A Boolean indicating whether non-integer units may be used for values.

calendar

The default calendar to use when formatting date components.

collapsesLargestUnit

A Boolean value indicating whether to collapse the largest unit into smaller units when a certain threshold is met.

includesApproximationPhrase

A Boolean value indicating whether the resulting phrase reflects an inexact time value.

includesTimeRemainingPhrase

A Boolean value indicating whether output strings reflect the amount of time remaining.

maximumUnitCount

The maximum number of time units to include in the output string.

zeroFormattingBehavior

The formatting style for units whose value is 0.