expandable_text

pub package

This Flutter package includes the widget ExpandableText which you can use to initially only show a defined number of lines of a probably long text. The widget appends a configurable text link which let's the user expand the full text, or collapse it again.

Example with maxLines=1

Getting Started

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

dependencies:
  expandable_text: 0.1.0

Next, import the package into your dart code:

import 'package:expandable_text/expandable_text.dart';

Usage

Example which shows an expandable text if longText exceeds one line:

Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return ExpandableText(
        longText,
        expandText: 'show more',
        collapseText: 'show less',
        maxLines: 1,
        linkColor: Colors.blue,
    );
}

Libraries

expandable_text