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SOLVED: Passing view state to parent ObservationalObject

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I have a view containing a list view and an input field. I want a change in the input field to recall my API with the search field value. My approach was to pass through searchText into inputQuery in the declaration of the observed object Fetcher, but this wouldn't work in the initialiser.

I'm quite new to SwiftUI and I've spent hours looking for how to do this but can't work it out so any help would be much appreciated.

Here is the main View

struct FetchView: View {
@State private var searchText = ""
@ObservedObject var fetcher = SneakerFetcher(inputQuery:"") //Cant pass in SearchText state here

var body: some View {
VStack {
SearchBar(text: $searchText)

List(fetcher.shoes) { shoe in
VStack (alignment: .leading) {
HStack {
WebImage(url: URL(string: shoe.ImageURLs.imageUrl ?? "https://stockx.imgix.net/Air-Jordan-XXX1-Air-Jordan-Brand-Classic-East-Product.jpg?fit=fill&bg=FFFFFF&w=700&h=500&auto=format,compress&trim=color&q=90&dpr=2&updated_at=1598377218"))
.frame(width: 70, height: 50)

.font(.system(size: 11))
}.listStyle(PlainListStyle()) // removes weird padding

Here's the ObservableObject that calls the API

 func load() {
        let url = URL(string: "https://api.thesneakerdatabase.com/v1/sneakers?limit=10&name=\(inputQuery)")!

        URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: url) {(data,response,error) in
            do {
                if let d = data {

                    let result = try JSONDecoder().decode(APIResponse.self, from: d)
                    DispatchQueue.main.async {
                        self.shoes = result.results //push results data to shoes struct
                }else {
                    print("No Data")
            } catch {
                print("Error info: \(error)")




Use an onChange handler to observe searchText and then update fetcher.inputQuery and call its load() function.

Soemthing similar to this:

.onChange(of: searchText) { _ in
    fetcher.inputQuery = searchText


@roosterboy Perfect! Thanks a lot


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