How to Change the Detail of a UISplitViewController in the Background

A UISplitViewController has a master and a detail view controller. When the selected item is deleted and the detail is visible, you can perform a segue. If the detail is not visible, performing a segue to change the detail will present it. I didn’t want that. There are two cases where you will want to change the detail although it’s not visible:

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Dismissing a Modally Presented Scene on Both iPad and iPhones Using Unwind Segues

UISplitViewController is the way to go when you want to make your iOS app universal without much hassle and can model the scenes in terms of master/detail. While getting Calendar Paste ready for the upcoming iOS 9 release, I discovered that using UISplitViewController across devices is one thing, while Storyboard segues are another.

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