Instance Property

clearsOnBeginEditing

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

Declaration

@property(nonatomic) BOOL clearsOnBeginEditing;

Discussion

If this property is set to YES, the text field’s previous text is cleared when the user selects the text field to begin editing. If NO, the text field places an insertion point at the place where the user tapped the field.

See Also

Managing the Editing Behavior

editing

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

clearsOnInsertion

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

allowsEditingTextAttributes

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

UITextFieldDidEndEditingReason

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

UITextFieldTextDidBeginEditingNotification

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.

UITextFieldTextDidChangeNotification

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

UITextFieldTextDidEndEditingNotification

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.