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ChatView

chatview

A Flutter package that allows you to integrate Chat View with highly customization options.

Preview

The example app running in iOS

Installing

  1. Add dependency to pubspec.yaml
dependencies:
  chatview: <latest-version>

Get the latest version in the 'Installing' tab on pub.dev

  1. Import the package
import 'package:chatview/chatview.dart';
  1. Adding a chat controller.
final chatController = ChatController(
  initialMessageList: messageList,
  scrollController: ScrollController(),
);
  1. Adding a ChatView widget.
ChatView(
  sender: ChatUser(id: '1', name: 'Flutter'),
  receiver:ChatUser(id: '2', name: 'Simform'),
  chatController: chatController,
  onSendTap: onSendTap,
)
  1. Adding a messageList with Message class.
List<Message> messageList = [
  Message(
    id: '1',
    message: "Hi",
    createdAt: createdAt,
    sendBy: userId,
  ),
  Message(
    id: '2',
    message: "Hello",
    createdAt: createdAt,
    sendBy: userId,
  ),
];
  1. Adding a onSendTap.
void onSendTap(String message, ReplyMessage replyMessage){
  final message = Message(
    id: '3',
    message: "How are you",
    createdAt: DateTime.now(),
    sendBy: sender.id,
  );
  chatController.addMessage(message);
}
  1. Sending a image url.
void onSendTap(String message, ReplyMessage replyMessage){
  final message = Message(
    id: '3',
    message: imageLink,    
    createdAt: DateTime.now(),
    sendBy: sender.id,
    messageType: MessageType.image,
  );
  chatController.addMessage(message);
}

Some more optional parameters

  1. Adding an appbar with ChatViewAppBar.
ChatView(
  appBar: ChatViewAppBar(
    profilePicture: profileImage,
    title: "Simform",
    userStatus: "online",
    actions: [
      Icon(Icons.more_vert),
    ],
  ),
)
  1. Adding a message list configuration with ChatBackgroundConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   chatBackgroundConfig: ChatBackgroundConfiguration(
     backgroundColor: Colors.white,
     backgroundImage: backgroundImage,
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding a send message configuration with SendMessageConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   sendMessageConfig: SendMessageConfiguration(
     replyMessageColor: Colors.grey,
     replyDialogColor:Colors.blue,
     replyTitleColor: Colors.black,
     closeIconColor: Colors.black,
     horizontalDragToShowMessageTime: true, // to show message created time
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding a receiver's profile image.
ChatView(
   ...
   showReceiverProfileCircle: true,
   profileCircleConfig: ProfileCircleConfiguration(profileImageUrl: profileImage),
   /// Add profileImage url of recevier
   ...
)
  1. Adding a chat bubble configuration with ChatBubbleConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   chatBubbleConfig: ChatBubbleConfiguration(
     onDoubleTap: (){
       // Your code goes here
     },
     outgoingChatBubbleConfig: ChatBubble(      // Sender's message chat bubble 
       color: Colors.blue,
       borderRadius: const BorderRadius.only(  
         topRight: Radius.circular(12),
         topLeft: Radius.circular(12),
         bottomLeft: Radius.circular(12),
       ),
     ),
     inComingChatBubbleConfig: ChatBubble(      // Receiver's message chat bubble
       color: Colors.grey.shade200,
       borderRadius: const BorderRadius.only(
         topLeft: Radius.circular(12),
         topRight: Radius.circular(12),
         bottomRight: Radius.circular(12),
       ),
     ),
   )
   ...
)
  1. Adding swipe to reply configuration with SwipeToReplyConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   swipeToReplyConfig: SwipeToReplyConfiguration(
     onLeftSwipe: (message, sendBy){
        // Your code goes here
     },
     onRightSwipe: (message, sendBy){
        // Your code goes here
     },              
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding messages configuration with MessageConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   messageConfig: MessageConfiguration(
     messageReactionConfig: MessageReactionConfiguration(),      // Emoji reaction configuration for single message 
     imageMessageConfig: ImageMessageConfiguration(
       onTap: (){
          // Your code goes here
       },                          
       shareIconConfig: ShareIconConfiguration(
         onPressed: (){
           // Your code goes here
         },
       ),
     ),
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding reaction pop-up configuration with ReactionPopupConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   reactionPopupConfig: ReactionPopupConfiguration(
     backgroundColor: Colors.white,
     onEmojiTap: (emoji, messageId){
       chatController.setReaction(emoji,messageId);
     },
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding reply pop-up configuration with ReplyPopupConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   replyPopupConfig: ReplyPopupConfiguration(
     backgroundColor: Colors.white,
     onUnsendTap:(message){                   // message is 'Message' class instance
       // Your code goes here
     },
     onReplyTap:(message){                    // message is 'Message' class instance
       // Your code goes here
     },
     onReportTap:(){
       // Your code goes here
     },
     onMoreTap:(){
       // Your code goes here
     },
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding replied message configuration with RepliedMessageConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   repliedMessageConfig: RepliedMessageConfiguration(
     backgroundColor: Colors.blue,
     verticalBarColor: Colors.black,
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Show typing indicator and adding configuration.
ChatView(
   ...
   showTypingIndicator: true, // To show idicator when receiver satrted typing
   typeIndicatorConfig: TypeIndicatorConfiguration(
     flashingCircleBrightColor: Colors.grey,
     flashingCircleDarkColor: Colors.black,
   ),
   ...
)
  1. Adding linkpreview configuration with LinkPreviewConfiguration class.
ChatView(
   ...
   chatBubbleConfig: ChatBubbleConfiguration(
     linkPreviewConfig: LinkPreviewConfiguration(
       linkStyle: const TextStyle(
         color: Colors.white,
         decoration: TextDecoration.underline,
       ),
       backgroundColor: Colors.grey,
       bodyStyle: const TextStyle(
         color: Colors.grey.shade200,
         fontSize:16,
       ),
       titleStyle: const TextStyle(
         color: Colors.black,
         fontSize:20,
       ),
     ),
   )
   ...
)
  1. Adding pagination.
ChatView(
   ...
   isLastPage: false,
   enablePagination: true,
   loadMoreData: chatController.loadMoreData,
   ...
)

How to use

Check out the example app in the example directory or the 'Example' tab on pub.dartlang.org for a more complete example.

Main Contributors


Vatsal Tanna

Dhvanit Vaghani

License

MIT License
Copyright (c) 2022 Simform Solutions
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
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SOFTWARE.

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