|ReleasedLast Release||Mar 2015|
Maintained by Olivier Halligon.
This pod contains categories on
NSAttributedString to add a lot of very useful convenience methods to manipulate attributed strings.
Convenience methods include:
It also contains:
UIFontto build a font given its postscript name and derive a bold/italic font from a standard one and vice-versa.
UILabelto make it easier to detect the character at a given coordinate, which is useful to detect if the user tapped on a link (if the character as a given tapped
CGPointhas an associated
NSURL) and similar stuff
Note that for advanced URL detection, you should still prefer
UITextView(configuring it with
editable=NO) and its dedicated delegate methods instead of using
UILabel(which does not publicly expose its
NSLayoutManagerto properly compute the exact way its characters are laid out, forcing us to recreate the TextKit objects ourselves, contrary to
The source code is fully commented and documentation is auto-generated here.
There is also some help pages in the repository's wiki.
The suggested installation is via CocoaPods. Simply add the following line to your
Then do a
A demo project is provided in the repository. Don't hesitate to open
Example/AttributedStringDemo.xcworkspace and play with it.
If you have CocoaPods, you can even try that Sample project even if you don't have cloned the project yet, by using
pod try OHAttributedStringAdditions in your terminal.
#import <UIKit/UIKit.h>in the pch file, or replacing
NSFont(using macros to switch from one to another depending on the SDK), but that still requires some work and tests.
Note: The original code of these categories comes from my old
OHAttributedLabelpod, which is now deprecated as I don't have time to maintain it. As this previous implementation was based on CoreText and was not compatible (sometimes even crash) with UIKit/TextKit, I converted those categories to create this UIKit-compliant
NSAttributedString, not related to CoreText and
OHAttributedLabelanymore and that now work with latest versions of iOS/UIKit/TextKit.
This component is under the MIT Licence (See the