Type Method


Returns the user interface direction for the given semantic content attribute.


class func userInterfaceLayoutDirection(for attribute: UISemanticContentAttribute) -> UIUserInterfaceLayoutDirection



The semantic content attribute for a view.

Return Value

The user interface layout direction (left-to-right or right-to-left).


When creating a view that contains subviews, you can use this method to determine whether the subviews should be flipped, and lay out the views in the appropriate order.

See Also

Managing the User Interface Direction

var semanticContentAttribute: UISemanticContentAttribute

A semantic description of the view’s contents, used to determine whether the view should be flipped when switching between left-to-right and right-to-left layouts.

var effectiveUserInterfaceLayoutDirection: UIUserInterfaceLayoutDirection

The user interface layout direction appropriate for arranging the immediate content of the view.

class func userInterfaceLayoutDirection(for: UISemanticContentAttribute, relativeTo: UIUserInterfaceLayoutDirection) -> UIUserInterfaceLayoutDirection

Returns the layout direction implied by the specified semantic content attribute, relative to the specified layout direction.