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iOS Implementing Designs for iPhone Customizing Table View Controllers Styling the Tab Bar

Devin Scheu
Devin Scheu
66,191 Points

IOS Help

Question : Using the UITabBarItem's appearance proxy, set the text color for both selected and unselected tabs. Hint: use the 'setTitleTextAttributes:forState' method with the NSDictionary provided and 'UIControlStateNormal' as as the state parameter.

Code:

AppDelegate.m
#import "AppDelegate.h"

@implementation AppDelegate

- (BOOL)application:(UIApplication *)application didFinishLaunchingWithOptions:(NSDictionary *)launchOptions {
    // Customize the nav bar
    UIImage *backgroundImage = [UIImage imageNamed:@"navBarBackground"];
    [[UINavigationBar appearance] setBarTintColor:[UIColor redColor]];
    [[UINavigationBar appearance] setBackgroundImage:backgroundImage forBarMetrics:UIBarMetricsDefault];
    [[UINavigationBar appearance] setTintColor:[UIColor whiteColor]];

    // Customize the tab bar
    NSDictionary *titleTextAttributes = [[NSDictionary dictionaryWithObjectsAndKeys:[UIColor whiteColor], UITextAttributeTextColor, nil
    ] forState: UIControllStateNormal];
    return YES;
}

@end
Devin Scheu
Devin Scheu
66,191 Points

I misspelled control, but it still does not work with it spelled correctly :/.