Instance Property

placeholder

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

Declaration

@property(nonatomic, copy) NSString *placeholder;

Discussion

This value is nil by default. The placeholder string is drawn using a system-defined color.

See Also

Accessing the Text Attributes

text

The text displayed by the text field.

attributedText

The styled text displayed by 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.