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SOLVED: NavigationLink requires long press - need tap response

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I am using a NavigationLink to display a new View in my app. My code functions, but it won't work unless the app user presses and holds on the Text (like a long press gesture). A simple tap gesture (quick press) won't trigger the NavigationLink to display. Please explain how to make the code below open ViewA() on tap/quick press. My iOS deployment target is iOS 15.5. Thank you for your help!

NavigationLink(destination: ViewA()) {
Text("Open View A")


You will have to show more code so people can understand the context that your NavigationLink is in. I have created a test view with a NavigationLink in it and cannot reproduce your problem.

struct ContentView: View {
    var body: some View {
        NavigationStack {
            NavigationLink(destination: ViewA()) {
                Text("Open View A")

It might be worth you creating a separate app to test portions of your code.





@barnettsab Thank you, I appreciate your response. I created a separate app, as you suggested. I had the NavigationLink in a Form, which I think was the issue. It's working now as I expected. Thanks again!


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