Instance Property

background

The image that represents the background appearance of the text field when it is enabled.

Declaration

@property(nonatomic, strong) UIImage *background;

Discussion

When set, the image referred to by this property replaces the standard appearance controlled by the borderStyle property. Background images are drawn in the border rectangle portion of the text field. Images you use for the text field’s background should be able to stretch to fit.

This property is set to nil by default.

See Also

Setting the View’s Background Appearance

borderStyle

The border style used by the text field.

disabledBackground

The image that represents the background appearance of the text field when it is disabled.