Instance Method

isDescendant(of:)

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the receiver is a subview of a given view or identical to that view.

Declaration

func isDescendant(of view: UIView) -> Bool

Parameters

view

The view to test against the receiver’s view hierarchy.

Return Value

true if the receiver is an immediate or distant subview of view or if view is the receiver itself; otherwise false.

See Also

Managing the View Hierarchy

var superview: UIView?

The receiver’s superview, or nil if it has none.

var subviews: [UIView]

The receiver’s immediate subviews.

var window: UIWindow?

The receiver’s window object, or nil if it has none.

func addSubview(UIView)

Adds a view to the end of the receiver’s list of subviews.

func bringSubview(toFront: UIView)

Moves the specified subview so that it appears on top of its siblings.

func sendSubview(toBack: UIView)

Moves the specified subview so that it appears behind its siblings.

func removeFromSuperview()

Unlinks the view from its superview and its window, and removes it from the responder chain.

func insertSubview(UIView, at: Int)

Inserts a subview at the specified index.

func insertSubview(UIView, aboveSubview: UIView)

Inserts a view above another view in the view hierarchy.

func insertSubview(UIView, belowSubview: UIView)

Inserts a view below another view in the view hierarchy.

func exchangeSubview(at: Int, withSubviewAt: Int)

Exchanges the subviews at the specified indices.