View Full Version : force NSTextField to be KVC compliant? possible?

Jun 19, 2009, 12:06 PM
I've got an issue where I would severely love to control the stringValue of a textfield by calling them with strings. I have read over the documentation now, and as far as I can read, I am doing things correctly...



#interface data : NSObject {

IBOutlet NSTextField *txtField1;


-(void)setTxtField1:(NSString *) aString;
-(NSString *) txtField;

In both of the methods here I've got the code functioning to properly use a string value that is passed or returned, this much I have checked...

My issue comes down to this part... in my controller.m I've got an instance of data as myData, attempting something like this

[myData setValue:@"a value" forKey:@"txtField"];

I cannot figure out a way to get the textField to actually change its data taht it is showing to the screen..

I would prefer to do it this way, because I want to take the large amount of textfield's in data.h, and write one function that I can pass variables to that will correctly adjust the visible information.

Any thoughts / suggestions / other ways of doing this, would be greatly appreciated...