FlutterTagger

FlutterTagger

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FlutterTagger is a Flutter package that allows for the extension of TextFields to provide tagging capabilities. A typical use case is in social apps where user mentions and hashtags features are desired.

Install 🚀

In the pubspec.yaml of your flutter project, add the following dependency:

dependencies:
  fluttertagger: ^2.1.0

Import the package in your project 📥

import 'package:fluttertagger/fluttertagger.dart';

Usage 🏗️

FlutterTagger(
          controller: flutterTaggerController,
          onSearch: (query, triggerCharacter) {
              //perform search
          },
          //characters that can trigger a search and the styles
          //to be applied to their tagged results in the TextField
          triggerCharacterAndStyles: const {
            "@": TextStyle(color: Colors.pinkAccent),
            "#": TextStyle(color: Colors.blueAccent),
          },
          overlay: SearchResultView(),
          builder: (context, textFieldKey) {
              //return a TextField and pass it `textFieldKey`
              return TextField(
                    key: textFieldKey,
                    controller: flutterTaggerController,
                    suffix: IconButton(
                      onPressed: () {
                        //get formatted text from controller
                        final text = flutterTaggerController.formattedText;

                        //perform send action...

                        FocusScope.of(context).unfocus();
                        flutterTaggerController.clear();
                      },
                    icon: const Icon(
                      Icons.send,
                      color: Colors.redAccent,
                    ),
                  ),
                );
          },
        )

Explore detailed example demo here.

Demo 📷

Example demo

Contributions 🫱🏾‍🫲🏼

Feel free to contribute to this project.

If you find a bug or want a feature, but don't know how to fix/implement it, please fill an issue.
If you fixed a bug or implemented a feature, please send a pull request.

Libraries

fluttertagger