I figured it out. It seems that the iPad automatically adds a shadow across the top of all input fields, whether in an iBook or in a browser. (However, it doesn’t do this in iBook widgets created in iAd Producer, which is why I was thrown by this when I started using Hype.) Anyway, I learned after a little searching that I could prevent the unwanted styling by adding this css:
Also, I figured out that you have to add the class in the innerHTML code editor on the object itself, and not using the “Identity” section of the inspector panel.
I’ve attached an example in case anyone is interested.
TextEntryB.hype.zip (58.8 KB)