Tag: android-5.0-lollipop

Why is my Button text forced to ALL CAPS on Lollipop?

In my app “Tide Now WA” which I recently tested for compatibility using the new Nexus 9 tablet (Lollipop – API 21). It writes some button text. This app writes the text correctly using Android 2.3 and Android 4.0. I.e. mixed capital and lower case letters. When same app is run on my Nexus 9 […]

This Activity already has an action bar supplied by the window decor

Trying to move over my stuff to use Toolbar instead of action bar but I keep getting an error saying java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to start activity ComponentInfo{com.tyczj.weddingalbum/com.xxx.xxx.MainActivity}: java.lang.IllegalStateException: This Activity already has an action bar supplied by the window decor. Do not request Window.FEATURE_ACTION_BAR and set windowActionBar to false in your theme to use a Toolbar […]

appcompat-v7:21.0.0': No resource found that matches the given name: attr 'android:actionModeShareDrawable'

When attempting to use the latest appcompat-v7 support library in my project, I get the following error: /Users/greg/dev/mobile/android_project/app/build/intermediates/exploded-aar/com.android.support/appcompat-v7/21.0.0/res/values-v11/values.xml Error:(36, 21) No resource found that matches the given name: attr ‘android:actionModeShareDrawable’. Error:(36, 21) No resource found that matches the given name: attr ‘android:actionModeShareDrawable’. Error:(36, 21) No resource found that matches the given name: attr ‘android:actionModeShareDrawable’. Error:(36, […]

Android changing Floating Action Button color

Been trying for hours to change Material’s Floating Action Button color, but without success. <android.support.design.widget.FloatingActionButton android:id=”@+id/profile_edit_fab” android:layout_width=”wrap_content” android:layout_height=”wrap_content” android:layout_gravity=”end|bottom” android:layout_margin=”16dp” android:clickable=”true” android:src=”@drawable/ic_mode_edit_white_24dp” /> I have tried to add android:background=”@color/mycolor” or via code FloatingActionButton fab = (FloatingActionButton) rootView.findViewById(R.id.profile_edit_fab); fab.setBackgroundColor(Color.parseColor(“#mycolor”)); or fab.setBackgroundDrawable(new ColorDrawable(Color.parseColor(“#mycolor”))); But none of the above worked. I have also tried the solutions in the […]

Manifest merger failed : uses-sdk:minSdkVersion 14

Since downloading the latest SDK and installing Android Studio, my project fails to build. I get the following message: Error:Gradle: Execution failed for task ‘:SampleProject:processProdDebugManifest’. > Manifest merger failed : uses-sdk:minSdkVersion 14 cannot be smaller than version L declared in library com.android.support:support-v4:21.0.0-rc1

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