uitextview link tap recognition is delayed using -'ios,objective-c,uitextview'

uitextview link tap recognition is delayed  using -'ios,objective-c,uitextview'

In an iOS 7 app, I have a UITextView with a link in it, but tapping the link doesn't fire. It only responds to an awkward "tap and hold". I want it to respond as soon as a user taps on it, like how a UIWebView link tap works. Here is my setup:

- (void)viewDidLoad
    [super viewDidLoad];

    NSMutableAttributedString *text = [[NSMutableAttributedString alloc] initWithString:@"Lorem ipsum dolor sit er elit lamet, consectetaur cillium adipisicing pecu, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua."];
    [text addAttribute:NSLinkAttributeName value:@"myurl://tapped" range:NSMakeRange(6, 16)];

    self.textView.attributedText = text;
    self.textView.editable = NO;
    self.textView.delaysContentTouches = NO;

- (BOOL)textView:(UITextView *)textView shouldInteractWithURL:(NSURL *)URL inRange:(NSRange)characterRange
    if ([[URL scheme] isEqualToString:@"myurl"])
        // Handle tap

        return NO;

    return YES;

The Apple Documentation for the shouldInteractWithURL method states: "The text view calls this method if the user taps or long-presses the URL link". The long-press is working, but the tap doesn't seem to work.

Does anyone know how to get this to respond immediately?

asked Sep 7, 2015 by rajesh
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