Instance Property

font

The font of the text.

Declaration

@property(nonatomic, strong) UIFont *font;

Discussion

This property applies to the entire text of the text field. It also applies to the placeholder text. The default value of this property is the body style of the system font.

Assigning a new value to this property causes the font to be applied to the entire string in the attributedText and attributedPlaceholder properties. If you want to apply the font to only a portion of the text, create a new attributed string with the desired style information and associate it with the text field.

See Also

Accessing the Text Attributes

text

The text displayed by the text field.

attributedText

The styled 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.

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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