Paging text like a book

KrisAdamsKrisAdams GBMember ✭✭

Hi there,

I am in need of creating something that works like a book. Lets imagine I have text (2000 characters or something that needs to split across pages, not scroll view). I want to have a textview on the screen, that doesn't scroll, but can page through the text.

What would be a good way of going about this? I will want some simple font adjustment too. The current position in the original text is easy enough to keep track of (and this handles font size changes), but the thing I am not sure about is how to work out what portion of the text fits in the view.

Is there some way to say (Here is my text).
Then I get back: (At this font size, X will fit in).
Then cut it off there, and on the next page, start at the next word.

Thanks,
Kris

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  • KrisAdamsKrisAdams GBMember ✭✭

    Anybody have any ideas on this?

  • KrisAdamsKrisAdams GBMember ✭✭

    Or even an idea of where to look?

  • KrisAdamsKrisAdams GBMember ✭✭

    Man, no ideas?

  • rmaciasrmacias USBeta, University ✭✭✭✭✭

    Take a look at the UIPageViewController class. It has a transition style called "PageCurl" I think. I haven't implemented anything like that, but I think that's how it usually is implemented. That should point you in the right direction.

  • KrisAdamsKrisAdams GBMember ✭✭

    Thanks buddy. I will have a look!

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