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Switch between map styles

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import UIKit
import Mapbox
class SwitchStylesExample: UIViewController {
let mapView = MGLMapView()
override func viewDidLoad() {
mapView.frame = CGRect(x: 0, y: 0, width: view.bounds.width, height: view.bounds.height)
mapView.autoresizingMask = [.flexibleWidth, .flexibleHeight]
// Set the map's initial style, center coordinate, and zoom level
mapView.styleURL = MGLStyle.streetsStyleURL
mapView.setCenter(CLLocationCoordinate2D(latitude: 28.10, longitude: -81.76), zoomLevel: 5.4, animated: false)
// Create a UISegmentedControl to toggle between map styles
let styleToggle = UISegmentedControl(items: ["Satellite", "Streets", "Light"])
styleToggle.translatesAutoresizingMaskIntoConstraints = false
styleToggle.tintColor = UIColor(red: 0.976, green: 0.843, blue: 0.831, alpha: 1)
styleToggle.backgroundColor = UIColor(red: 0.973, green: 0.329, blue: 0.294, alpha: 1)
styleToggle.layer.cornerRadius = 4
styleToggle.clipsToBounds = true
styleToggle.selectedSegmentIndex = 1
view.insertSubview(styleToggle, aboveSubview: mapView)
styleToggle.addTarget(self, action: #selector(changeStyle(sender:)), for: .valueChanged)
// Configure autolayout constraints for the UISegmentedControl to align
// at the bottom of the map view and above the Mapbox logo and attribution
NSLayoutConstraint.activate([NSLayoutConstraint(item: styleToggle, attribute: NSLayoutConstraint.Attribute.centerX, relatedBy: NSLayoutConstraint.Relation.equal, toItem: mapView, attribute: NSLayoutConstraint.Attribute.centerX, multiplier: 1.0, constant: 0.0)])
NSLayoutConstraint.activate([NSLayoutConstraint(item: styleToggle, attribute: .bottom, relatedBy: .equal, toItem: mapView.logoView, attribute: .top, multiplier: 1, constant: -20)])
// Change the map style based on the selected index of the UISegmentedControl
@objc func changeStyle(sender: UISegmentedControl) {
switch sender.selectedSegmentIndex {
case 0:
mapView.styleURL = MGLStyle.satelliteStyleURL
case 1:
mapView.styleURL = MGLStyle.streetsStyleURL
case 2:
mapView.styleURL = MGLStyle.lightStyleURL
mapView.styleURL = MGLStyle.streetsStyleURL