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RichTextEditor-iOS Version

RichTextEditor for iPhone & iPad


  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • StrikeThrough
  • Font
  • Font size
  • Text background color
  • Text foregroud color
  • Text alignment
  • Paragraph Indent/Outdent

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Custom Font Size Selection

Font size selection can be customized by implementing the following data source method

- (NSArray *)fontSizeSelectionForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
	// pas an array of NSNumbers
	return @[@5, @10, @20, @30];

Custom Font Family Selection

Font family selection can be customized by implementing the following data source method

- (NSArray *)fontFamilySelectionForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
	// pas an array of Strings
  // Can be taken from [UIFont familyNames]
	return @[@"Helvetica", @"Arial", @"Marion", @"Papyrus"];

Presentation Style

You can switch between popover, or modal (presenting font-picker, font-size-picker, color-picker dialogs) by implementing the following data source method

- (RichTextEditorToolbarPresentationStyle)presentarionStyleForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
  // RichTextEditorToolbarPresentationStyleModal Or RichTextEditorToolbarPresentationStylePopover
	return RichTextEditorToolbarPresentationStyleModal;

Modal Presentation Style

When presentarionStyleForRichTextEditor is a modal, modal-transition-style & modal-presentation-style can be configured

- (UIModalPresentationStyle)modalPresentationStyleForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
	return UIModalPresentationFormSheet;

- (UIModalTransitionStyle)modalTransitionStyleForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
	return UIModalTransitionStyleFlipHorizontal;

Customizing Features

Features can be turned on/off by iplementing the following data source method

- (RichTextEditorFeature)featuresEnabledForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
   return RichTextEditorFeatureFont | 
          RichTextEditorFeatureFontSize |
          RichTextEditorFeatureBold |

Enable/Disable RichText Toolbar

You can hide the rich text toolbar by implementing the following method. This method gets called everytime textView becomes first responder. This can be usefull when you don't want the toolbar, instead you want to use the basic features (bold, italic, underline, strikeThrough), thoguht the UIMeMenuController

- (BOOL)shouldDisplayToolbarForRichTextEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEditor
   return YES;

Enable/Disable UIMenuController Options

On default the UIMenuController options (bold, italic, underline, strikeThrough) are turned off. You can implement the follwing method if you want these features to be available through the UIMenuController along with copy/paste/selectAll etc.

- (BOOL)shouldDisplayRichTextOptionsInMenuControllerForRichTextrEditor:(RichTextEditor *)richTextEdiotor
   return YES;


iPhone popover by werner77


A Rich Text Editor for iOS



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