Instance Property

attributedText

The styled text displayed by the text field.

Declaration

@property(nonatomic, copy) NSAttributedString *attributedText;

Discussion

This property is nil by default. Assigning a new value to this property also replaces the value of the text property with the same string data, albeit without any formatting information. In addition, assigning a new value updates the values in the font, textColor, and other style-related properties so that they reflect the style information starting at location 0 in the attributed string.

See Also

Accessing the Text Attributes

text

The text displayed by the text field.

placeholder

The string that is displayed when there is no other text in the text field.

attributedPlaceholder

The styled string that is displayed when there is no other text in the text field.

defaultTextAttributes

The default attributes to apply to the text.

font

The font of the text.

textColor

The color of the text.

textAlignment

The technique to use for aligning the text.

typingAttributes

The attributes to apply to new text being entered by the user.

UITextBorderStyle

The type of border drawn around the text field.

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