How to convert an integer into a string (text object)

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I keep forgetting how to do this so here it is: if you have an integer and you want to print it out, say in a UILabel you can use the initWithFormat method of NSString like so:

NSString *myNumber;
myNumber = [[NSString alloc] initWithFormat:@"%d", myInteger];
self.myLabel.text = myNumber;

The secret here is the @”%d” which is called a String Format Specifier (search for it in the Developer Docs).



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