UIKit should have an official loupe class
||Date Originated:||11-Jun-2014 10:01 AM|
It seems like everyone is reinventing the wheel on text loups. There is one on UIKit, one in CorePDF, one in iBooks, one in iWorks and I'm pretty sure that there's a custom one in Safari as well.
This is a lot of redundant code... and we're not even talking about 3rd party apps that usually do a bad job at replicating these. We wrote a custom loupe in PSPDFKit as well, and it took a lot of effort to get it right and fast. It requires a custom window and a lot of know-how.
This should be solved by Apple.
(See https://github.com/nst/iOS-Runtime-Headers/blob/master/PrivateFrameworks/CorePDF.framework/UIPDFMagnifierController.h for example)
Steps to Reproduce:
Browse the UIKit API. Find no UILoupeView.
UILoupeView (or window? controller?)
API is not public (and will also have to be refined)
iOS 8 DP1
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