[TIMOB-32] API - Add support for displaying different keyboards

GitHub Issuen/a
Resolution Date2011-04-17T01:50:10.000+0000
Affected Version/sn/a
Fix Version/sGA - M1
ReporterNolan Wright
AssigneeBlain Hamon




  1. Blain Hamon 2011-04-15

    While we're here, here's the traits that both textfield (UITextField) and textarea (UITextView) have:

    Autocapitilization: None, Autoshift for beginning of words, Autoshift for beginning of sentences, Autoshift for all chars

    Autocorrection: Default, No, and Yes.

    KeyboardType: Default, ASCII, Numbers and Punctuation, URL (with space bar replaced by ., /, and .com), Number pad, Phone pad, and Email address.

    KeyboardAppearance: Default, Alert (rarely used)

    ReturnKeyType: Default (Return), Go, Google, Join, Next, Route, Search, Send, Yahoo, Done, Emergency Call

    EnablesReturnKeyAutomatically: Boolean; if yes, the return key will be disabled if and only if the text field is empty.

    SecureTextEntry: Boolean; if yes, treated as a password field

  2. Blain Hamon 2011-04-15

    Further properties for consideration wrt UITextField and UITextView:

    Text Alignment: Left, center, right

    Font: Font, with float size and family name. Instead of family name, it can be system font, bold system font, and italic system font.

    Editable: Boolean. Native property on UITextView, can be done through delegate methods on UITextField.


    Placeholder: Grey text that shows up when the field is empty

    Clears On Begin Editing: Boolean

    Adjusts Font Size To Fit Width: Boolean

    Minimum FontSize: float

    Border Style: None, line, bezel, rounded rect (Like search)

    Background Image: Stretchable image, replaces border style

    Disabled background image: Stretchable image, used only if background image is defined

    Clear Button mode: when to show the clear button "(x)" (Never, while editing, unless editing, always)

    Left View: UIView (Button) on the left side to embed, such as a magnifying glass

    Left View Mode: When the left view will be visible (Never, while editing, unless editing, always)

    Right View: UIView (Button) on the right side to embed, such as a bookmarks button

    Right View Mode: When the right view will be visible (Never, while editing, unless editing, always)

  3. Jeff Haynie 2011-04-15

    resolved in 0.5

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