Latest 1.5.0
License MIT
Platforms ios 9.0

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ScrollableSegmentedControl is replacement for UISegmentedControl that becomes scrollable when the total width of all segments exceeds the width of the control itself.

ScrollableSegmentedControl supports 4 styles of segments: text only, image only, text with image on top and text with image on left.

Text Only Image Only
Demo Demo
Image On Top Image On Left
Demo Demo


  • Xcode 10.2+
  • Swift 5.0+
  • iOS 9.0+


ScrollableSegmentedControl is designed to be used exactly same as UISegmentedControl. methods and properties are deliberately named same or very similar to ones found in UISegmentedControl.

@IBOutlet weak var segmentedControl: ScrollableSegmentedControl!

override func viewDidLoad() {

    segmentedControl.segmentStyle = .textOnly
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 1", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-1"), at: 0)
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 2", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-2"), at: 1)
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 3", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-3"), at: 2)
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 4", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-4"), at: 3)
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 5", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-5"), at: 4)
    segmentedControl.insertSegment(withTitle: "Segment 6", image: #imageLiteral(resourceName: "segment-6"), at: 5)

    segmentedControl.underlineSelected = true

    segmentedControl.addTarget(self, action: #selector(TableViewController.segmentSelected(sender:)), for: .valueChanged)

    // change some colors 
    segmentedControl.segmentContentColor = UIColor.white
    segmentedControl.selectedSegmentContentColor = UIColor.yellow
    segmentedControl.backgroundColor =

    // Turn off all segments been fixed/equal width. 
    // The width of each segment would be based on the text length and font size. 
    segmentedControl.fixedSegmentWidth = false

func segmentSelected(sender:ScrollableSegmentedControl) {
    print("Segment at index (sender.selectedSegmentIndex)  selected")

Using appearance proxy to change some colors

func application(_ application: UIApplication, didFinishLaunchingWithOptions launchOptions: [UIApplicationLaunchOptionsKey: Any]?) -> Bool {
    let segmentedControlAppearance = ScrollableSegmentedControl.appearance()
    segmentedControlAppearance.segmentContentColor = UIColor.white
    segmentedControlAppearance.selectedSegmentContentColor = UIColor.yellow
    segmentedControlAppearance.backgroundColor =

    return true

Configuring custom title attributes via setTitleTextAttributes method

let largerRedTextAttributes = [NSAttributedStringKey.font: UIFont.systemFont(ofSize: 16), NSAttributedStringKey.foregroundColor:]
let largerRedTextHighlightAttributes = [NSAttributedStringKey.font: UIFont.systemFont(ofSize: 16), NSAttributedStringKey.foregroundColor:]
let largerRedTextSelectAttributes = [NSAttributedStringKey.font: UIFont.systemFont(ofSize: 16), NSAttributedStringKey.foregroundColor:]

segmentedControl.setTitleTextAttributes(largerRedTextAttributes, for: .normal)
segmentedControl.setTitleTextAttributes(largerRedTextHighlightAttributes, for: .highlighted)
segmentedControl.setTitleTextAttributes(largerRedTextSelectAttributes, for: .selected)

See the Demo project for example on how to use it.



The easiest way of installing ScrollableSegmentedControl is via CocoaPods.

pod 'ScrollableSegmentedControl', '~> 1.5.0'

Old-fashioned way

Just add ScrollableSegmentedControl.swift to your project.

Latest podspec

    "name": "ScrollableSegmentedControl",
    "version": "1.5.0",
    "license": "MIT",
    "summary": "Scrollable Segmented Control for when UISegmentedControl is not sufficient",
    "homepage": "",
    "social_media_url": "",
    "authors": {
        "Goce Petrovski": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "1.5.0"
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "9.0"
    "swift_version": "5.0",
    "source_files": "ScrollableSegmentedControl/*.swift"

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