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How to remove a UIView from its superview with removeFromSuperview()

Written by Paul Hudson    @twostraws

If you created a view dynamically and want it gone, it's a one-liner in Swift thanks to the removeFromSuperview() method. When you call this, the view gets removed immediately and possibly also destroyed – it will only be kept around if you have a reference to it elsewhere. Here's how it's done:

yourView.removeFromSuperview()

Available from iOS 2.0

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