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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Swift 2.0 View Controllers and Views Creating IBOutlets

David Keck
David Keck
5,723 Points

Where does UILabel live?

Why do we have to add a reference to the UILabel if it exists within the View Controller? If it does, couldn't we just access it without an outlet? Or, does UILabel exist elsewhere in code?

1 Answer

Phillip Paik
Phillip Paik
7,450 Points

So there is no confusion between multiple UILabels. Without the reference to each UILabel, the controller would not know which UILabel you would want.

David Keck
David Keck
5,723 Points

Thank you, Phillip!