TTTRegexAttributedLabel

TTTRegexAttributedLabel

TTTRegexAttributedLabel is a powerful and flexible UILabel subclass that allows you to apply custom regular expressions to highlight certain patterns in the text and style them with different attributes. With TTTRegexAttributedLabel, you can easily create customized labels that give a visually appealing and interactive experience to your users.

Installation

To use TTTRegexAttributedLabel in your project, simply follow these steps:

  1. Download the TTTRegexAttributedLabel.framework file.
  2. Drag and drop the framework file into your Xcode project.
  3. Make sure the framework is added to your target’s Build Phases > Link Binary With Libraries.
  4. Import the framework in your code file:
            
            import TTTRegexAttributedLabel
            
            

Usage

Using TTTRegexAttributedLabel is simple and straightforward. Just follow these steps:

  1. Subclass TTTRegexAttributedLabel in your custom UILabel class to utilize its features:
  2.     
        import TTTRegexAttributedLabel
    
        class CustomLabel: TTTRegexAttributedLabel {
            // Your custom code here
        }
        
        
  3. Instantiate and configure your custom label in your view controller:
  4.     
        let label = CustomLabel()
    
        label.text = "Hello, World!"
        label.regexAttributes = [
            "Hello": [NSAttributedString.Key.font: UIFont.boldSystemFont(ofSize: 18), NSAttributedString.Key.foregroundColor: UIColor.red],
            "World": [NSAttributedString.Key.font: UIFont.italicSystemFont(ofSize: 18), NSAttributedString.Key.foregroundColor: UIColor.blue]
        ]
        
        
  5. Add the label to your view hierarchy:
  6.     
        view.addSubview(label)
        
        

Additional Features

The TTTRegexAttributedLabel also provides several additional features for more enhanced functionality:

  • Delegate Support: Implement the TTTRegexAttributedLabelDelegate protocol to respond to link taps and perform custom actions.
  • Interactive Links: Add links to the label’s text for interactive behaviors like opening URLs or presenting actions.
  • Custom Styling: Customize the appearance of the label, including font size, color, background color, and more.
  • Dynamic Text Sizing: Adjust the label’s font size automatically based on system accessibility settings.

Conclusion

TTTRegexAttributedLabel is a versatile and user-friendly library that simplifies the process of highlighting and styling specific patterns in text labels. By utilizing its features, you can create visually appealing and interactive labels in your iOS application with ease.

Note:

Make sure to consult the official documentation and sample code for further details on TTTRegexAttributedLabel usage and customization options.