Latest 1.7
License MIT
Platforms ios 5.0



Build Status

UITextfield class to float the Placeholder and customize the placeholder while editing.


  • [x] Add Floating effect In UITextfield Placeholder.
  • [x] Change the Placeholder Text Color.
  • [x] Change the Placeholder Text Color when UITextfield begins editing.
  • [x] Add bottom line in.
  • [x] Change the bottom line color.
  • [x] Change the bottom line color when UITextfield begins editing.
  • [x] Show error text, change the color of error text & line.
  • [x] Change bottom line color when UITextField show error.
  • [ ] The best is yet to come.




Installation with CocoaPods

CocoaPods is a dependency manager for Swift and Objective-C Cocoa projects.
which automates and simplifies the process of using 3rd-party libraries in your projects.
See the Get Started section for more details.
You can install it with the following command:

$ sudo gem install cocoapods


To integrate ACFloatingTextfield into your Xcode project using CocoaPods, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

 pod 'ACFloatingTextfield-Objc', '~> 1.7'

If you are using Swift, be sure to add use_frameworks! in your Podfile and set your target to iOS 8+:

platform :ios, '8.0'
pod 'ACFloatingTextfield-Swift', '~> 1.7'

You can import ACFloatintextField in swift with @import ACFloatingTextfield_Swift .

Then, run the following command from Terminal:

$ pod install

You should open the {Project}.xcworkspace instead of the {Project}.xcodeproj after you installed anything from CocoaPods.

$ open *.xcworkspace 

Manual Installation

Download the Sample and drag & drop the ACFloatingTextField.h and ACFloatingTextField.m or if using swift drag ACFloatingTextfield.swift file in your project.

What’s New

  1. ACFloatingTextfield now works with swift 3.x .
  2. Now you can show error validation text at bottom of line, also change the color of error text and line.

How To Use.

1) Add Textfield From Storyboard in View Controller and Set the class to ACFloatingTextField or create the textfield programmatically.

2) Set the Delegate.

3) Set Placeholder Text By Following Method.

[(ACFloatingTextField *)textField setTextFieldPlaceholderText:@"Username"];


acFloatingTextField.placeholder = @"";

4)Implement the UITextfield Delegate method.

-(BOOL)textFieldShouldReturn:(UITextField *)textField {

[textField resignFirstResponder];
return YES;



1) Change the color of Bottom Line.

_textField.lineColor = [UIColor blueColor];

2) Change the selected State color for Bottom Line.

_textField.selectedLineColor = [UIColor orangeColor];

3) Change the Placeholder Color.

_textField.placeHolderTextColor = [UIColor redColor];

4) Change the Selected Placeholder Color.

_textField.selectedPlaceHolderTextColor = [UIColor greenColor];

5) Change lineColor, selectedLineColor , placeHolderColor & selectedPlaceHolderColor From Storyboard in Swift version.

6) Change the Error Text Color.

_textField.errorTextColor = [UIColor redColor];

7) Change the bottom line color when show Error.

_textField.errorLineColor = [UIColor redColor];

8) Set Error Message.

_textField.errorText = @"My Error";

8) Show Error Message.

[_textField showError];
[_textField showErrorWithText:@"This is New Error"];


  • If you found a bug, open an issue.
  • If you have a feature request, open an issue.
  • If you want to contribute,please submit a pull request.


ACFloatingTextField is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE for details.

Latest podspec

    "name": "ACFloatingTextfield-Objc",
    "version": "1.7",
    "summary": "UITextfield class to float the Placeholder and customize the placeholder while editing.",
    "description": "ACFloatingTextfield is subclass of UITextfield class that floats and animate the placeholder, further placeholder can customized like changing the color of placeholder while editing , change color of Bottom Selected line etc.",
    "homepage": "",
    "license": "MIT",
    "authors": {
        "Abhishek": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "1.7"
    "source_files": "Source-Objc/*.{h,m}",
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "5.0"

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