Selectable Text in Flutter

Updated 14 March 2024


Use Selectable Text in Flutter class is a widget to display a string of text with a single style.

With SelectableText we can select or copy the text and element by double tapping or long pressing, we can either select/copy the content.

In Flutter, To improve this issue, Flutter came out with the SelectableText Widget.

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To implement the Selectable Text follow the steps mentioned below.

1.) Create a Scaffold.

2.) Use the SelectableText widget.

1.) Create a Scaffold. :

Inside Scaffold widgets, it Implements the basic material design visual layout structure. First, initialize the main app as a stateless widget.

This class provides APIs for showing drawers and bottom sheets. We can add the background color inside the scaffold widget.

It also supports special Material Design components, such as Drawers, AppBars, and SnackBars.

2.) Use the SelectableText widget.

The Selectable widget has different types of properties to customize text UI.
toolbar option property is used to display the toolbar with options. By default all options are false.

However, the text span property is used to customize different parts of the selectable text. autofocus property is used to focus selectable text automatically. maxLines property is used to set a maximum number of lines for text to span.

The full code is mentioned below.

We can now run the app on how to create Selectable Text in a flutter.

Finally, we have implemented the flow of creating SelectableText in a flutter.

Hope this blog helps you to create SelectableText in a flutter.

So, I hope it will help you understand and get a brief idea about it.

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