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HidingNavigationBar

Carthage compatible CocoaPods

An easy to use library (written in Swift) that manages hiding and showing a navigation bar as a user scrolls.

Features

HidingNavigationBar supports hiding/showing of the following view elements:

  • UINavigationBar
  • UINavigationBar and an extension UIView
  • UINavigationBar and a UIToolbar
  • UINavigationBar and a UITabBar

UINavigationBar

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UINavigationBar and an extension UIView

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UINavigationBar and a UIToolbar

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A UINavigationBar and a UITabBar

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Usage

  1. Import HidingNavigationBar
  2. Include a member variable of type HidingNavigationBarManager in your UIViewController subclass.
  3. Initialize the variable in viewDidLoad function, passing in the UIViewController instance and the UIScrollView instance that will control the hiding/showing of the navigation bar.
  4. Relay the following UIViewController lifecycle functions to the HidingNavigationBarManager variable: swift override func viewWillAppear(animated: Bool) override func viewWillDisappear(animated: Bool) override func viewDidLayoutSubviews() //Only necessary when adding the extension view And finally relay the following UIScrollViewDelegate function: swift func scrollViewShouldScrollToTop(scrollView: UIScrollView) -> Bool

Below is an example of how your UIViewController subclass should look:

import HidingNavigationBar

class MyViewController: UIViewController, UITableViewDataSource, UITableViewDelegate {

    var hidingNavBarManager: HidingNavigationBarManager?
    @IBOutlet weak var tableView: UITableView!

    override func viewDidLoad() {
        super.viewDidLoad()

        hidingNavBarManager = HidingNavigationBarManager(viewController: self, scrollView: tableView)
    }

    override func viewWillAppear(animated: Bool) {
        super.viewWillAppear(animated)

        hidingNavBarManager?.viewWillAppear(animated)
    }

    override func viewDidLayoutSubviews() {
        super.viewDidLayoutSubviews()

        hidingNavBarManager?.viewDidLayoutSubviews()
    }

    override func viewWillDisappear(animated: Bool) {
        super.viewWillDisappear(animated)

        hidingNavBarManager?.viewWillDisappear(animated)
    }

    //// TableView datasoure and delegate

    func scrollViewShouldScrollToTop(scrollView: UIScrollView) -> Bool {
        hidingNavBarManager?.shouldScrollToTop()

        return true
    }

    ...
}

Note: HidingNavigationBar only works with UINavigationBars that have translucent set to true.

Customization

Add an extension view to the UINavigationBar

let extensionView = // load your a UIView to use as an extension
hidingNavBarManager?.addExtensionView(extensionView)

Hide and show a UITabBar or UIToolbar

if let tabBar = navigationController?.tabBarController?.tabBar {
    hidingNavBarManager?.manageBottomBar(tabBar)
}

Hide/Show/Do Nothing when App is Foregrounded

    hidingNavBarManager?.onForegroundAction = .Default  //Do nothing, state of bars will remain the same as when backgrounded
    hidingNavBarManager?.onForegroundAction = .Hide     //Always hide on foreground
    hidingNavBarManager?.onForegroundAction = .Show     //Always show on foreground

Expansion Resistance

When the navigation bar is hidden, you can some 'resitance' which adds a delay before the navigation bar starts to expand when scrolling. The resistance value is the distance that the user needs to scroll before the navigation bar starts to expand.

hidingNavBarManager?.expansionResistance = 150

UIRefreshControl

If you are using a UIRefreshControl with your scroll view, it is important to let the HidingNavigationBarManager know about it:

hidingNavBarManager?.refreshControl = refreshControl

Installation

If your using Carthage, add the following line to your Cartfile:

github "tristanhimmelman/HidingNavigationBar" ~> 2.0

(for Swift 3, use github "tristanhimmelman/HidingNavigationBar" ~> 1.0 instead)

If you are using CocoaPods, add the following line to your Podfile:

pod 'HidingNavigationBar', '~> 2.0'

(for Swift 3, use pod 'HidingNavigationBar', '~> 1.0' instead)

Otherwise, include the following files directly to your project:

  • HidingNavigationBarManager.swift
  • HidingViewController.swift