Latest 3.0.0
License MIT
Platforms ios 8.0, requires ARC

Build Status
Carthage compatible
Pod version
GitHub license

Nib Designable



Add pod 'NibDesignable' to your Podfile


Add github "mbogh/NibDesignable" to your Cartfile.


Simply drop NibDesignable.swift into your project and it is ready to use.


  1. Create a new class that subclass’ NibDesignable like

    class CustomView: NibDesignable {
  2. Create a nib, place a UIView and change the File's Owner to CustomView
  3. Design your view and add @IBInspectable properties.
  4. Sometimes Xcode/Interface Builder does not recognize NibDesignable as @IBDesignable. Workaround Declare your custom class as @IBDesignable like:

    class CustomView: NibDesignable {



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Nib Designable is released under an MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.

Release Notes

Version 3.0.0

  • Swift 3.0 support, thanks to @sstadelman and @esetnik

Version 2.3.0

  • UICollectionReusableView support added by @ikesyo

Version 2.2.0

  • UICollectionViewCell support added by @pyankoff

Version 2.1.0

  • UIControl support added by @illaz

Version 2.0.0

  • Swift 2.0 for everyone, thanks to @bjarkehs

Version 1.1.1

  • Fixed minor issue with UITableViewCell

Version 1.1.0

  • Added support for UITableViewCells, thanks to @duemunk

Version 1.0.4

  • Swift 1.2 support, thanks to @ikesyo

Version 1.0.3

  • Switched to Auto Layout in setupNib(). This fixes issues when views have size of {0,0} initially.

Version 1.0.2

  • CocoaPods support

Version 1.0.1

  • proxyView is passe.
  • nibName() returns class name per default.

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial release

Latest podspec

    "name": "NibDesignable",
    "version": "3.0.0",
    "license": {
        "type": "MIT",
        "file": "LICENSE"
    "summary": "Elegant way of enabling IBDesignable on your nib-based views",
    "homepage": "",
    "social_media_url": "",
    "authors": {
        "Morten Bu00f8gh": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "3.0.0"
    "requires_arc": true,
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "8.0"
    "source_files": "NibDesignable.swift"

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