Ios – Why is there extra padding at the top of the UITableView with style UITableViewStyleGrouped in iOS7

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Starting in iOS7, there is additional space at the top of my UITableView's which have a style UITableViewStyleGrouped.

Here is an example:

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The tableview starts at the first arrow, there are 35 pixels of unexplained padding, then the green header is a UIView returned by viewForHeaderInSection (where the section is 0).

Can anyone explain where this 35-pixel amount is coming from and how I can get rid of it without switching to UITableViewStylePlain?


Update (Answer):

In iOS 11 and later:

tableView.contentInsetAdjustmentBehavior = .never

Best Solution

I was helped by the following:

YouStoryboard.storyboard > YouViewController > Attributes inspector > Uncheck - Adjust scroll view insets.

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