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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Jason Kneen

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Creating textfields for user input

TextFields in Titanium are single-line textboxes used to capture user input via the keyboard, and usually form the most common UI element for user input in any application, along with labels and buttons. In this section, we'll show you how to create a Textfield, add it to your application's View, and use it to capture user input. We'll style our textfield component using a constant value for the first time.

How to do it...

Type the following code after the view has been created but before adding that view to your window. If you've been following along from the previous recipe, this code should be entered after your labels have been created:

//creating the textfield for our loan amount input var tfAmount = Ti.UI.createTextField({ ...

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