NSStatusItem that shows a little
NSPopover when clicked.
Simply drag and drop the .h and .m file from the
AXStatusItemPopup into your project.
AXStatusItemPopup *statusItemPopup = [[AXStatusItemPopup alloc] initWithViewController:contentViewController image:image alternateImage:alternateImage];
contentViewController an NSViewController instance. The contents of this view controllers view will be shown inside the popup.
image is an NSImage that should be shown in the status bar.
alternateImage an NSImage that should be shown if the popover is currently active.
// init content view controller // its contents will be shown inside the popover ContentViewController *contentViewController = [[ContentViewController alloc] initWithNibName:@"ContentViewController" bundle:nil]; // create icon images shown in statusbar NSImage *image = [NSImage imageNamed:@"cloud"]; NSImage *alternateImage = [NSImage imageNamed:@"cloudgrey"]; AXStatusItemPopup *statusItemPopup = [[AXStatusItemPopup alloc] initWithViewController:contentViewController image:image alternateImage:alternateImage];
By default showing and hiding the popover is animated. However, animations on the popover can be globally disabled.
statusItemPopup.animated = NO;
The popover can be shown and hidden manually within code by calling the following methods on the
// animation defaults to the value set in statusItemPopup.animated [statusItemPopup showPopover]; // overrides any value set to statusItemPopup.animated [statusItemPopup showPopoverAnimated:YES]; // hides popover [statusItemPopup hidePopover];
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