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iOS Build an Interactive Story App with Swift Creating the User Interface Programmatically Creating Views Programmatically

Mary Kenkel
Mary Kenkel
4,028 Points

The image is distorted


When I add the constraints and run the app in the simulator, the image is slightly distorted. The distortion is especially obvious in the image of Saturn. It's elongated, looking more like an egg than a circle.

I've opened the swift file available for download and it looks the same.

I'm guessing that the issue is the screen size of the iPhone XR that I'm running the simulation on that's the problem. It must be a different aspect ratio than the iPhone this was developed for.

But, constraints should be able to deal with different screen sizes, correct?

So, how do I add constraints (programmatically) that will work on all screen sizes?

Christopher Debove
Christopher Debove
Courses Plus Student 18,373 Points

Yeah you can get rid of the distortion but the image is cropped on the sides.

1 Answer

Mary Kenkel
Mary Kenkel
4,028 Points

Ok, I figured this out.

In case anyone is interested, you can eliminated the image distortion by adding this line of code:

artworkView.contentMode = .scaleAspectFill