Ben A. Ben A. - 2 months ago 6x
Swift Question

How to have text displayed like a text view on watchOS

I am making an Apple Watch app for the first time.

I noticed that there was no option for a text view. How would I get the text to be displayed as it would in a text view? I want the string to be separated into lines so that it fits, and I want to be able to scroll if the input is long enough.

Is there a way to achieve this without a text view (or am I just not seeing the option for a text view)?


You can accomplish this by using a WKInterfaceLabel.

By setting its numberOfLines to 0, and height to "Size to Fit Content," the label text will scroll when it is large enough to exceed the screen size.

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