Join Simon Allardice for an in-depth discussion in this video Using text fields, part of Cocoa Essential Training.
After working with buttons, the next classic control is the Text Field, and…we have seen several of these already.…Now, like buttons, several of the entries in the Object Library are from…NSTextField just differently configured examples ready to drag and drop, but…there is not quite so many this time.…We have the classic text field, that is NSTextField. We have Label which we have…also discussed is NSTextField, it's just a non-editable one.…I will just select my MainMenu.xib file and drag a couple of these so we can…start to work with them.…
A couple of text fields and a label,…basic Text Fields, Regular or Label, have one line and don't wrap, but there…are two draggable objects that you will find in the Object Library that can have multiple lines.…We have a Multiline Label, and we have a Wrapping Text Field.…There is nothing particularly remarkable about these.…Again, they come from the NSTextField class, so they have the same capabilities.…It's just worth knowing they exist.…Now, if you need large amounts of text, more than a few lines, we would typically…
- Installing the tools
- Creating your first app
- Adding basic interactions
- Understanding the Cocoa application life cycle
- Creating custom controller classes
- Creating alerts
- Understanding delegation
- Working with buttons, text fields, sliders, and more
- Using layout and data views
- Adding and editing toolbars
- Using key-value coding
- Binding objects
- Debugging code
- Distributing an application
- Creating icons and full-screen apps
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Core Cocoa Skills
4. Creating User Interfaces
5. Arranging User Interfaces
6. Using Data Controls
7. Debugging and Troubleshooting
8. Distributing an Application
9. Finishing Touches
Creating full-screen apps6m 43s
Final thoughts4m 10s
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