Terminal-Like View

Discussion in 'iPhone/iPad Programming' started by TalShani, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

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    Jun 29, 2010
    #1
    Hello!
    I have a new concept for an APP..
    All of the code I already have, but I need to work on the interface,
    Anyone here know how I make my program look exactly like the terminal?
    I want such a background will be black, the text will be white colored and computer-like font.
    I need that the user can write information and stuff as usual ..
    Anyone know how you can build such a thing?
    Thanks in advance, Tal.
     
  2. macrumors 68030

    PhoneyDeveloper

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    Sep 2, 2008
    #2
    What have you already tried?

    Using UITextView or maybe UIWebView would seem to be the way to create a view with scrolling text. If those don't work then I think you have to write your own UIView subclass that does this.

    Do you require that the user can type into the view? Maybe UITextView can do this but I think you'll need a custom view.
     
  3. macrumors 603

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    #3
    You could use NSString's drawAtPoint to draw any color, size, font text anywhere on the display. Just start with a your choice of color filled rectangle.
     

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