Instance Property

clearsOnBeginEditing

A Boolean value indicating whether the text field removes old text when editing begins.

Declaration

var clearsOnBeginEditing: Bool { get set }

Discussion

If this property is set to true, the text field’s previous text is cleared when the user selects the text field to begin editing. If false, the text field places an insertion point at the place where the user tapped the field.

See Also

Managing the Editing Behavior

var isEditing: Bool

A Boolean value indicating whether the text field is currently in edit mode.

var clearsOnInsertion: Bool

A Boolean value indicating whether inserting text replaces the previous contents.

var allowsEditingTextAttributes: Bool

A Boolean value indicating whether the user may edit the attributes of the text in the text field.

enum UITextField.DidEndEditingReason

Constants indicating the reason why editing ended in a text field.

class let textDidBeginEditingNotification: NSNotification.Name

Notifies observers that an editing session began in a text field. The affected text field is stored in the object parameter of the notification. The userInfo dictionary is not used.

class let textDidChangeNotification: NSNotification.Name

Notifies observers that the text in a text field changed. The affected text field is stored in the object parameter of the notification.

class let textDidEndEditingNotification: NSNotification.Name

Notifies observers that the editing session ended for a text field. The affected text field is stored in the object parameter of the notification. The userInfo dictionary is not used.