DrWhat DrWhat - 1 year ago 157
Swift Question

Swift unwind segue - Only instance methods can be declared @IBAction; and button does not connect to Exit

I've much the same problem as in this question but these solutions don't work. Currently running xcode 7.3.1.

I've a split view controller app, that modally presents a save record view controller. On the save VC, there are a save and cancel button that should (in both cases) unwind back to the master view.

Within the Master View Controller, I have the following code:

@IBAction func unwindToSegue (segue: UIStoryboardSegue) { }

BUT, there's a compiler error: Only instance methods can be declared @IBAction. There is the suggestion to delete @IBAction, but while this removes the error I can't connect to this action in the child VC.

With or without @IBAction in the unwind method, I get the same issue described in the referenced problem - dragging a line from my UIButton to the Exit button in Storyboard IB, does not show any action to connect with.

Answer Source

You need to put the function inside the UIViewController.

class MasterViewController: UIViewController {
    @IBAction func unwindToSegue(segue: UIStoryboardSegue) { }
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