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How to read tap and double-tap gestures

Any SwiftUI view can have tap actions attached, and you can specify how many taps should be received before the action is triggered.

For example, this creates a text view that will print a message when tapped:

Text("Tap me!")
    .onTapGesture {
        print("Tapped!")
    }

And this creates an image view that will print a message when double tapped:

Image("example-image")
    .onTapGesture(count: 2) {
        print("Double tapped!")
    }

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