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Beginning iOS 5 Application Development by Wei-Meng Lee

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INSPECTOR WINDOW

To customize the various attributes and properties of views, Interface Builder provides an Inspector window that is divided into four different windows:

  • Attributes Inspector
  • Connections Inspector
  • Size Inspector
  • Identity Inspector

You can invoke the Inspector window by choosing View image Utilities image Show <utility> Inspector.

The following sections discuss each of the Inspector windows in more detail.

Attributes Inspector Window

The Attributes Inspector window (see Figure B-26) is where you configure the attributes of views in Interface Builder. The window content is dynamic and varies according to what is selected in the View window.

To open the Attributes Inspector window, choose View image Utilities image Show Attributes Inspector.

Connections Inspector Window

The Connections Inspector window (see Figure B-27) is where you connect the outlets and actions of your views to the View Controller in Interface Builder. Its content is dynamic and varies according to what is selected in the View window.

FIGURE B-26

FIGURE B-27

To open the Connections Inspector window, choose View Utilities ...

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