object-c plist help

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good day.  i need some help with reading from a plist.  i am an objective-c noob and would appreciate any help and code examples.  i don't believe i am far off.

i have a root.plist with two text field items.

my code to read from the list:

 -(void)readConfigurationItemsFromSettingsBundle{
        NSString *settingsBundle = [[NSBundle mainBundle] pathForResource:@"Settings" ofType:@"bundle"];
        if(!settingsBundle) {
            NSLog(@"Could not find Settings.bundle");
            return;
        }
        
        NSDictionary *settings = [NSDictionary dictionaryWithContentsOfFile:[settingsBundle stringByAppendingPathComponent:@"Root.plist"]];
        NSArray *preferences = [settings objectForKey:@"PreferenceSpecifiers"];
   
        for (NSString *str in preferences)
          NSLog(@"--%@", str);
  }

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here are my results:

 --{
    Key = "server_ip";
    Title = "server ip address";
    Type = PSTextFieldSpecifier;
}
--{
    Key = "audio_number";
    Title = "audio notification #";
    Type = PSTextFieldSpecifier;
}

i'm looking for the actual values within each key, but i don't know how to go about it....

thank you.
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It looks like you have done most of the work.  First you got a dictionary and then one of those keys which is name "PreferenceSpecifiers" is an array.  This array object you call "preferences".

So now the only thing to do to get values is like this;

[[preferences objectAtIndex:0] objectForKey:@"Key"]

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This should give you "server_ip"

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thank you for the help.
you are welcome. Thank you for the points.

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