Version: 2.4.0

Migrating off RNGHEnabledRootView

Update MainActivity.java

Update your MainActivity.java file (or wherever you create an instance of ReactActivityDelegate), so that it no longer overrides the method responsible for creating ReactRootView instance, or modify it so that it no longer uses RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView. Do not forget to remove import for RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView:

package com.swmansion.gesturehandler.react.example;
import com.facebook.react.ReactActivity;
- import com.swmansion.gesturehandler.react.RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView;
public class MainActivity extends ReactActivity {
- @Override
- protected ReactActivityDelegate createReactActivityDelegate() {
- return new ReactActivityDelegate(this, getMainComponentName()) {
- @Override
- protected ReactRootView createRootView() {
- return new RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView(MainActivity.this);
- }
- };
- }
}

Check if your app works correctly

Some libraries (for example React Navigation) already use GestureHandlerRootView as a wrapper to enable gesture interactions. In that case you don't have to add one yourself. If gestures in your app work as expected after removing RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView you can skip the next step.

Update your JS code

Instead of using RNGestureHandlerEnabledRootView wrap your entry point with <GestureHandlerRootView> or gestureHandlerRootHOC, for example:

export default function App() {
return <GestureHandlerRootView style={{ flex: 1 }}>{/* content */}</GestureHandlerRootView>;
}
info

Note that GestureHandlerRootView acts like a normal View. So if you want it to fill the screen, you will need to pass { flex: 1 } like you'll need to do with a normal View. By default, it'll take the size of the content nested inside.