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Menu Items

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PhotoEditViewControllerOptions has a property which takes an array of PhotoEditMenuItems.

PhotoEditMenuItem is an enum with two possible cases.

  1. case tool(ToolMenuItem) represents a tool that can be pushed onto the stack. It has a ToolMenuItem as an associated value, which has a title, an icon and the class of the tool that should be instantiated.
  2. case action(ActionMenuItem) represents an action that should be executed when this menu item is selected. It has an ActionMenuItem as an associated value, which has a title, an icon, the closure that should be executed and which can update the current photo edit model, and a state closure that is used to query the active state of the action.

The .tool case can be used to present any subclass of PhotoEditToolController, making it easier to add your very own custom tool controllers to the SDK. Here is the code for the current default set of menu items:

/// Creates the default menu items (transform, filter, adjust, sticker, text, text design, overlay, frame,
/// brush, focus and auto enhancement)
func createDefaultItems() -> [PhotoEditMenuItem] {
let menuItems: [MenuItem?] = [
let photoEditMenuItems: [PhotoEditMenuItem] = menuItems.compactMap { menuItem in
switch menuItem {
case let menuItem as ToolMenuItem:
return .tool(menuItem)
case let menuItem as ActionMenuItem:
return .action(menuItem)
return nil
return photoEditMenuItems
/// Initialize and configure a `PhotoEditViewController` with the menu items defined above
let configuration = Configuration { builder in
builder.configurePhotoEditViewController { options in
options.menuItems = createDefaultItems()
let photoEditViewController = PhotoEditViewController(photoAsset: photo, configuration: configuration)
// ...