Leveraging SF Symbols from code

SF Symbols are hugely helpful to help accelerate the development process, Apple has done an amazing job at providing a huge variety of them – all looking great & working well with one another.

If you’re a developer and are not familiar with them, you’re missing out – go download them

One minor caveat to be aware of though is that you can’t just call the Unicode codepoints. As I learned today, these will not work unless you have the design fonts installed.

So, for instance this…

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…will not render. Wops!! The right way to call it would be:

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Alternatively, you could also use Label(“someText”, systemImage: “flag”) 

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