Multiline Text Field
This element allows the user of your iOS app to enter text in a multi-line text field. This is often used in forms.
To show the properties of the Multiline Text Field, click the Properties tab (the slider icon) in the upper right sidebar.
Multiline Text Field
Here you give the element a name. This name is only used within appdoo. For example, you can quickly see in the outline where each Multiline Text Field is located. You can also edit the name by double-clicking on the Multiline Text Field in the outline. We recommend that you assign unique names when working with Layout Constraints and Data Links.
If you want the Multiline Text Field to contain text right from the start, enter it in this field.
Check this box if you want the user of your iOS app to be able to write text into the Multiline Text Field.
Specifies that there is no automatic text capitalization.
- All Words
Specifies automatic capitalization of the first letter of each word.
- All Sentences
Specifies automatic capitalization of the first letter of each sentence.
- All Characters
Specifies automatic capitalization of all characters, such as for entry of two-character state abbreviations for the United States.
Specifies the default keyboard for the current input method.
Specifies a keyboard that displays standard ASCII characters.
- Numbers and Punctuation
Specifies the numbers and punctuation keyboard.
Specifies a keyboard optimized for URL entry. This keyboard type prominently features the period (“.”) and slash (“/”) characters and the “.com” string.
- Number Pad
Specifies a numeric keypad designed for PIN entry. This keyboard type prominently features the numbers 0 through 9. This keyboard type does not support auto-capitalization.
- Phone Pad
Specifies a keypad designed for entering telephone numbers. This keyboard type prominently features the numbers 0 through 9 and the “*” and “#” characters. This keyboard type does not support auto-capitalization.
- Name or Phone Number
Specifies a keypad designed for entering a person’s name or phone number. This keyboard type does not support auto-capitalization.
- Email Address
Specifies a keyboard optimized for entering email addresses. This keyboard type prominently features the at (“@”), period (“.”) and space characters.
- Decimal Pad
Specifies a keyboard with numbers and a decimal point.
Specifies a keyboard optimized for Twitter text entry, with easy access to the at (“@”) and hash (“#”) characters.
- Web Search
Specifies a keyboard optimized for web search terms and URL entry. This keyboard type prominently features the space and period (“.”) characters.
- Default Style
Specifies the default keyboard appearance for the current input method.
Specifies a keyboard appearance suitable for a dark UI look.
Specifies a keyboard appearance suitable for a light UI look.
- Default Style
In this area you have the possibility to set the font, the font weight and the font size. If you select the “System” option for the font, the system font specified by iOS will be used for the display. This font may differ between different versions of iOS.
If you activate this checkbox, your Multiline Text Field will still be present on your work space, but will not be displayed in the app. This can be useful, for example, if you only want to display the Multiline Text Field under certain circumstances. You can control this via the “Hidden” field in the “Data Links” area.
Here you define the background color of your Multiline Text Field.
All information about this area can be found on the separate Geometry page.
The following properties of the element can be set using the data links:
All information about this area can be found on the separate Data Links page.