Instance Method


Activates the periodic timer that animates the screen saver.


- (void)startAnimation;


This method is called when the screen saver view should begin animating. Subclasses can implement this method to set up initial state or allocate expensive resources that should be loaded lazily. Subclasses must call the inherited implementation.

See Also

Animating the ScreenSaverView

- animateOneFrame

Advances the screen saver’s animation by a single frame.

- stopAnimation

Deactivates the timer that advances the animation.


A Boolean value that indicates if the screen saver is currently animating.