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UITabBar Item changing Detail side of SplitViewController ?

Posted on 2011-09-04
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Hello,

I have a UITabBar inside the DetailViewController.Xib (Wich is the Right Pane of the split view controller)

I would like when I press an item that the Detail switch to another xib view controller. The idea then is that I would have in that one a back button to go back to detail view original.

I need to do that because I like the badge that we can update on uiBarItem. So the user knows "Ok I ave 4 items in my cart" so he presses the item then the detail view would change to another window.

any examples?
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I am not sure I have the answer to your question because things may have changed,but I do have the experience of doing this.

The starting point is that you already have a rootviewcontroller (the split view)  thus if you are looking to use a tabview controller as a root view I don't think it is possible with the native apple stuff.  Remember two things 1. there are custom split views now being made 2. I did this about 3 months ago and things can change.

What I did was in the detail view my first view was just a toolbar at the top and tab bar at the bottom.  I then manually set up the tab bar.  Then for the views that tab bar uses I then add them to this view.

"The idea then is that I would have in that one a back button to go back to detail view original."  

By this statement do you mean a BACK button like what a navigation view controller does?  If yes and this is the example/tutorial you would like here is one.

Tutorial on Changing the split view controller
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Ok alright. Yes my tab Bar is on Detail side so no worries here. I also have a ToolBar at the top (not a Navigation Controller)

When you say  "I then add them to this view"
I already have a Table view between those two but if I youch the tabBar Item at the buttom you are saying that you "add it to this view?"  

By this do yo mean you do a kind of pushViewController or something ?
or do you hide your control then when he touches you hidden = NO and the old one you HIDDEN = Yes??   im not sure what to do ..


For the other question, Yes the BACK would do the same thing as a back navigation but like I said I do not have a Navigation view controller. The idea is just to go back to the other main Detail View... I am gonna see that Tutorial. Meanwhile can you hlep with first statement ?  :) thank you very much
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The things is that you have to do some serious work to have multiple detail view controllers.  For example you need your detail view controller to have a tool bar so that a button can be added to the top in portrait mode.

So I have 1 detail view and that has only a tool bar at the top and tab bar at the bottom sometimes.  Then I simple build all my other views.  I then use the add view and add them to this detail view controller under the toolbar and tab bar.  

I do not use the navigation or push.  The problem you are going to have is once again with the tool bar and that button in portrait mode.
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What about this... :

I supress the toolbar at the buttom. I add into the detail view pane a Navigation Controller .. then I will have my bar at the top (wich I think I can add buttons to it like a regular one.. ?) Then If I want to view another "view" I simply pushViewController to the navigation Controller and I will have my Back button also...

I wont have the badge anymore at the buttom but I guess I can arrang that by having a label that has a number increasing...something like that.


What do you think ? Less problem for pushing the views?
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Have a look at the tutorial then. That should get you started and talk about all the pitfalls.
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thanks
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