Instance Property

includesApproximationPhrase

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

Declaration

@property BOOL includesApproximationPhrase;

Discussion

Setting the value of this property to YES adds phrasing to output strings to reflect that the given time value is approximate and not exact. Using this property yields more correct phrasing than simply prepending the string “About” to an output string.

The default value of this property is NO.

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.

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.

unitsStyle

The formatting style for unit names.

zeroFormattingBehavior

The formatting style for units whose value is 0.