You can force the text of any
UITextView to have padding – i.e., to be indented from its edges – by setting its
textContainerInset property to a value of your choosing. For example, to give a text view insets of 50 points from each edge, you would use this code:
textView.textContainerInset = UIEdgeInsets(top: 50, left: 50, bottom: 50, right: 50)
Did this solution work for you? Please pass it on!
Other people are reading…
About the Swift Knowledge Base
This is part of the Swift Knowledge Base, a free, searchable collection of solutions for common iOS questions.
Become a Swift guru
I wrote a book called Pro Swift that's dedicated to helping you master the Swift language, and it includes seven hours of video demonstrating each technique!