Xcode 4: Finding User Interface Elements

April 4th, 2011

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One of Xcode 4’s biggest changes is its integration with Interface Builder. There is no longer a separate Interface Builder application. Select a xib file from the project navigator to create your application’s user interface. You may be wondering where the user interface elements are located in Xcode 4. They are in the object library. […]


Interface Builder 3.2: Outlets and Actions

September 20th, 2009

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In previous versions of Interface Builder, you used the identity inspector to add outlets and actions to a user interface element. Interface Builder 3.2 moved this functionality to the Library. If the Library window isn’t open, choose Tools > Library to open it. Click the Classes tab in the Library window. Select a class. Use […]


Interface Builder 3 Change: No Subclass Creation

January 16th, 2008

Filed under: Cocoa, Interface Builder, Xcode | 7 comments

Older versions of Interface Builder let you create subclasses for Cocoa applications and generate source code files for the subclasses you created. As an example, you could drag an OpenGL view to a window, subclass the OpenGL view, and have Interface Builder create .h and .m files for the subclass. But Interface Builder 3 no […]