Dilip Dilip - 2 months ago 18
iOS Question

How to increase the character spacing in UILabel

I am creating an app in >=iOS6. And I want to change the character spacing in UILabel. I have added the custom font "FUTURABT HEAVY" in my app but the Character are too close to eachother.

I have find the good code here to increase the character spacing. But if i tried to change it than my text became left- align in stead of center.

Please help me with this situation.

Answer

You should probably use NSAttributedString with NSKernAttributeName attribute

Here is a small example:

UILabel *label = [[UILabel alloc] initWithFrame:self.view.bounds];

NSString *string = @"Some important text";
NSMutableAttributedString *attributedString = [[NSMutableAttributedString alloc] initWithString:string];

float spacing = 5.0f;
[attributedString addAttribute:NSKernAttributeName
            value:@(spacing)
            range:NSMakeRange(0, [string length])];

label.attributedText = attributedString;
[self.view addSubview:label];
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