Tina Tina - 1 year ago 97
iOS Question

Icon images not showing on tabbar in iOS 7?

I am going one page to another and that another page have


That have:

  1. Home 2. CutPipe 3. Fitting 4. Flange 5. Setting

Now these five names are showing but I have these five icon images that are not showing and screen showing black and If I do clearcolor then screen showing grey.

I also want how to control height of

My problem is that the icon images not showing on tabbar.

I also add background image on UITabbar and add on icon images also. But it is not showing.

Here is my code.

- (void)viewDidLoad
[super viewDidLoad];
// Do any additional setup after loading the view.

// Retrieve the last view name
NSInteger firstValue = [[NSUserDefaults standardUserDefaults] integerForKey:@"firstValue"];

if (firstValue == 10) {
[self method_Tabs];


// Set the name of the view
[[NSUserDefaults standardUserDefaults] setInteger:11 forKey:@"firstValue"];

my_Tabbar = [[UITabBarController alloc] init]; // how to control height of my_Tabbar?
// my_Tabbar.view.frame=CGRectMake(0, 100, 320,30); // is there any way to control this
// my_Tabbar.view.backgroundColor = [UIColor redColor];

my_Tabbar.tabBar.barTintColor = [UIColor clearColor];

self.tabBarController.tabBar.translucent = false;

// this will give selected icons and text your apps tint color
my_Tabbar.tabBar.tintColor = [UIColor blueColor];

[[UITabBarItem appearance] setTitleTextAttributes:@{NSFontAttributeName : [UIFont fontWithName:@"HelveticaNeue-Bold" size:13.0f],
NSForegroundColorAttributeName : [UIColor colorWithRed:.5 green:.5 blue:.5 alpha:1]
} forState:UIControlStateNormal];

Homepage_AdvancePipeOffset *VC_1 = [[Homepage_AdvancePipeOffset alloc] initWithNibName:nil bundle:nil];
Apo_Cut_Pipe *VC_2 = [[Apo_Cut_Pipe alloc] initWithNibName:nil bundle:nil];
Apo_Fitting *VC_3 = [[Apo_Fitting alloc] initWithNibName:nil bundle:nil];
Apo_Flange *VC_4 = [[Apo_Flange alloc] initWithNibName:nil bundle:nil];
Apo_Setting *VC_5 = [[Apo_Setting alloc] initWithNibName:nil bundle:nil];

UINavigationController *rvc_Home = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController: VC_1];
UINavigationController *rvc_CutPipe = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController: VC_2];
UINavigationController *rvc_Fitting = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController: VC_3];
UINavigationController *rvc_Flange = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController: VC_4];
UINavigationController *rvc_Setting = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController: VC_5];

rvc_Home.tabBarItem.image =[UIImage imageNamed:@"home.png"];
rvc_CutPipe.tabBarItem.image =[UIImage imageNamed:@"icon_cut_pipe.png"];
rvc_Fitting.tabBarItem.image =[UIImage imageNamed:@"icon_fittings.png"];
rvc_Flange.tabBarItem.image =[UIImage imageNamed:@"icon_flanges.png"];
rvc_Setting.tabBarItem.image =[UIImage imageNamed:@"icon_settings.png"];

VC_1.tabBarController.tabBar.tag = 1;

VC_2.tabBarController.tabBar.tag = 2;

VC_3.tabBarController.tabBar.tag = 3;

VC_4.tabBarController.tabBar.tag = 4;

VC_5.tabBarController.tabBar.tag = 5;

NSArray* controllers = [NSArray arrayWithObjects: rvc_Home,rvc_CutPipe,rvc_Fitting,rvc_Flange, rvc_Setting, nil];

[my_Tabbar setViewControllers: controllers animated:NO];
[self.view addSubview:my_Tabbar.view];
[self.navigationController pushViewController:my_Tabbar animated:YES];


Answer Source

I will suggest you to subclass your UITabBarController and set your custom images in tabBarItem in viewDidLoad method .

Check this code:

- (void)viewDidLoad
[super viewDidLoad];

UITabBar *tabBar = self.tabBar;

UITabBarItem *item0 = [tabBar.items objectAtIndex:0];
UITabBarItem *item1 = [tabBar.items objectAtIndex:1];
UITabBarItem *item2 = [tabBar.items objectAtIndex:2];
UITabBarItem *item3 = [tabBar.items objectAtIndex:3];

[item0 setFinishedSelectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"search-icon"] withFinishedUnselectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"search-icon"]];

[item0 setImageInsets:UIEdgeInsetsMake(0, 0, 0, 0)];
[item1 setFinishedSelectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"tag-icon"] withFinishedUnselectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"tag-icon"]];
[item1 setImageInsets:UIEdgeInsetsMake(0, 0, 0, 0)];
[item2 setFinishedSelectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"add-icon"] withFinishedUnselectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"add-icon"]];
[item2 setImageInsets:UIEdgeInsetsMake(0, 0, 0, 0)];
[item3 setFinishedSelectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"profile-icon"] withFinishedUnselectedImage:[UIImage imageNamed:@"profile-icon"]];
[item3 setImageInsets:UIEdgeInsetsMake(0, 0, 0, 0)];


It looks some thing like this to me:

custom tab bar

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