Main UITableVew is visible in searchResultsTableView status bar
I have two UITableViews in my app (one for regular usage and another for searching). When I use regular one the status bar is opaque but when I enter searchResultsTableView I can see some items from regular UITableView.
As you can see the UISearchBar is opaque so there is nothing behind it but status bar is still transculent. I've already added [self.tableView setHidden:YES]; in searchDisplayController: willShowSearchResultsTableView: but it's a very primitive solution and does not work when my regular UITableView is displayed at the beginning of search.
My question is how to make status bar opaque? Just to avoid this annoying thing.
I've found two solutions to this issue. Both works for me but the second one is simpler and you don't have to do anything in code. I hope you find it useful!
You can create a custom UIView in code and add as a subview. If your application has one color of UINavigationBar or any other component and it won't change through the lifecycle you can always implement this in application:didFinishLaunchingWithOption:. Otherwise, you can always add this code in proper moment but you have to remember to add this subview to proper super view. Here is the code sample:
UIView *addStatusBar = [[UIView alloc] init]; addStatusBar.frame = CGRectMake(0, 0, 320, 20); addStatusBar.backgroundColor = [UIColor colorWithRed:0.79 green:0.79 blue:0.81 alpha:1]; [self.navigationController.view addSubview:addStatusBar];
There is one tiny checkbox in Xcode called Clip Subviews and it's super useful in that case. You can find the view which is visible under Status Bar (In my case it's UITableView) and clip it to subviews. I don't know how but in my case UISearchBar started affecting status bar so now it's opaque qith a color of UISearchBar.