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An elegant search controller which replaces the UISearchController for iOS

An elegant search controller which replaces the UISearchController for iOS

PYSearch

An elegant search controller which replaces the UISearchController for iOS (iPhone & iPad) .

Features

  • [x] Support a variety of hot search style
  • [x] Support a variety of search history style
  • [x] Support a variety of search results display mode
  • [x] Support a variety of search view controller display mode
  • [x] Support search suggestions
  • [x] Support search history (record) cache
  • [x] Support callback using delegate or block completion search
  • [x] Support CocoaPods
  • [x] Support localization
  • [x] Support vertical and horizontal screen on iPhone and iPad

Requirements

  • iOS 7.0 or later
  • Xcode 7.0 or later

Architecture

Main

  • PYSearch
  • PYSearchConst
  • PYSearchViewController
  • PYSearchSuggestionViewController

Category

  • UIColor+PYSearchExtension
  • UIView+PYSearchExtension
  • NSBundle+PYSearchExtension

Hot search style



Search history style



How to use

  • Use CocoaPods:
    • pod "PYSearch"
    • Import the main file:#import <PYSearch.h>
  • Manual import:
    • Drag All files in the PYSearch folder to project
    • Import the main file:#import "PYSearch.h"

Details (See the example program PYSearchExample for details)

    // 1. Create hotSearches array
    NSArray *hotSeaches = @[@"Java", @"Python", @"Objective-C", @"Swift", @"C", @"C++", @"PHP", @"C#", @"Perl", @"Go", @"JavaScript", @"R", @"Ruby", @"MATLAB"];
    // 2. Create searchViewController
    PYSearchViewController *searchViewController = [PYSearchViewController searchViewControllerWithHotSearches:hotSeaches searchBarPlaceholder:@"Search programming language" didSearchBlock:^(PYSearchViewController *searchViewController, UISearchBar *searchBar, NSString *searchText) {
        // Call this Block when completion search automatically
        // Such as: Push to a view controller
        [searchViewController.navigationController pushViewController:[[UIViewController alloc] init] animated:YES];
        
    }];
    // 3. present the searchViewController
    UINavigationController *nav = [[UINavigationController alloc] initWithRootViewController:searchViewController];
    [self presentViewController:nav  animated:NO completion:nil];

Custom

  • Custom search suggestions display
// 1. Set dataSource
searchViewController.dataSource = self;
// 2. Implement dataSource method
  • Custom search result dispaly
// 1. Set searchResultShowMode
searchViewController.searchResultShowMode = PYSearchResultShowModeEmbed;
// 2. Set searchResultController 
searchViewController.searchResultController = [[UIViewController alloc] init];
  • Set hotSearchStyle(default is PYHotSearchStyleNormalTag)
// Set hotSearchStyle
searchViewController.hotSearchStyle = PYHotSearchStyleColorfulTag;
  • Set searchHistoryStyle(default is PYSearchHistoryStyleCell)
// Set searchHistoryStyle
searchViewController.searchHistoryStyle = PYSearchHistoryStyleBorderTag;
  • Set searchHistoriesCachePath(default is PYSEARCH_SEARCH_HISTORY_CACHE_PATH)
// Set searchHistoriesCachePath
searchViewController.searchHistoriesCachePath = @"The cache path";
  • Set searchHistoriesCount(default is 20)
// Set searchHistoriesCount
searchViewController. searchHistoriesCount = 6;
  • Set searchResultShowMode(default is PYSearchResultShowModeCustom)
// Set searchResultShowMode
searchViewController.searchResultShowMode = PYSearchResultShowModeEmbed;
  • Set searchSuggestionHidden(deafult is NO)
// Set searchSuggestionHidden
searchViewController.searchSuggestionHidden = YES;

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