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TextField

Inherits: Sprite

Supported platforms:

Available since version: Gideros 2011.6

Description:

The TextField class is used to create display objects for text display.

Common uses and examples:

local font = Font.new("myfont.txt", "myfont.png")

local textfield = TextField.new(font, "some text")

stage:addChild(textfield)

textfield:setText("some other text")		-- change the text

-- to use the default font, pass nil value for the font parameter
local textfield2 = TextField.new(nil, "some other text with default font")

Methods, events and properties:

Inherited Methods
EventDispatcher.new
EventDispatcher:addEventListener
EventDispatcher:dispatchEvent
EventDispatcher:hasEventListener
EventDispatcher:removeAllListeners
EventDispatcher:removeEventListener
Sprite.new
Sprite:addChild
Sprite:addChildAt
Sprite:clearBlendMode
Sprite:contains
Sprite:get
Sprite:getAlpha
Sprite:getAnchorPosition
Sprite:getBounds
Sprite:getChildAt
Sprite:getChildIndex
Sprite:getClip
Sprite:getColorTransform
Sprite:getHeight
Sprite:getLayoutConstraints
Sprite:getLayoutInfo
Sprite:getLayoutParameters
Sprite:getMatrix
Sprite:getNumChildren
Sprite:getParent
Sprite:getPosition
Sprite:getRotation
Sprite:getRotationX
Sprite:getRotationY
Sprite:getScale
Sprite:getScaleX
Sprite:getScaleY
Sprite:getScaleZ
Sprite:getSkew
Sprite:getSkewX
Sprite:getSkewY
Sprite:getWidth
Sprite:getX
Sprite:getY
Sprite:getZ
Sprite:globalToLocal
Sprite:hitTestPoint
Sprite:isVisible
Sprite:localToGlobal
Sprite:removeChild
Sprite:removeChildAt
Sprite:removeFromParent
Sprite:set
Sprite:setAlpha
Sprite:setAnchorPosition
Sprite:setBlendMode
Sprite:setClip
Sprite:setColorTransform
Sprite:setLayoutConstraints
Sprite:setLayoutParameters
Sprite:setMatrix
Sprite:setPosition
Sprite:setRotation
Sprite:setRotationX
Sprite:setRotationY
Sprite:setScale
Sprite:setScaleX
Sprite:setScaleY
Sprite:setScaleZ
Sprite:setShader
Sprite:setShaderConstant
Sprite:setSkew
Sprite:setSkewX
Sprite:setSkewY
Sprite:setStencilOperation
Sprite:setVisible
Sprite:setX
Sprite:setY
Sprite:setZ
Sprite:swapChildren
Sprite:swapChildrenAt
Object:getBaseClass
Object:getClass
Object:isInstanceOf