Tag: android-actionbar

Changing Navigation drawer icon on action bar android

I have created a NavigationDrawer in my app using the ActionBar. As showed in the picture above I want to change the NavigationDrawer toggle button icon to something I want. How can I change it? Here is my code:- mDrawerList.setOnItemClickListener(new SlideMenuClickListener()); // enabling action bar app icon and behaving it as toggle button getActionBar().setDisplayHomeAsUpEnabled(true); getActionBar().setHomeButtonEnabled(true); […]

How to add imageview on right hand side of action bar?

I want to add image view on action bar right hand side.I tried to do that but i couldn’t. Can anyone help me? This is my image view xml <ImageView android:id=”@+id/imageView4″ android:layout_width=”wrap_content” android:layout_height=”wrap_content” android:layout_alignParentRight=”true” android:layout_alignParentTop=”true” android:src=”@drawable/adnace_search_i” /> This is the image of action bar that i want to create.

Force action Bar show search view

I am able to expand search view by action like this <item android:id=”@+id/menu_search” android:title=”Search” android:showAsAction=”never|collapseActionView” android:actionViewClass=”android.widget.SearchView” /> But i have a 3-tab activity and i’d like to SearchView be always expanded How may I do that?

Android ActionBar tabs set initially selected tab

I have noticed that when using actionBar.setSelectedNavigationItem(x) in the onCreate() method of my Activity, the tab item at position 0 is always selected first and then the tab item at position x is loaded. This means that (since I’m using Fragments) 2 Fragments are loaded. One of them being unnecessary… Here’s my code: public void […]

How to get ActionBar view?

I’m using the Showcase library to explain my application feature to the user. In some point I need to dim the whole ActionBar to present another feature to the user. For that I’m using the setAlpha(float num) of the View class. And so for doing that I need to get the actual view instance of […]

Android action bar home button

I’ve set my action bar like so but nothing happens when I click the home up button. The two options below are enabled so shouldn’t it go to the home activity automatically? ab.setHomeButtonEnabled(true); ab.setDisplayHomeAsUpEnabled(true); Action Bar @Override public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) { MenuInflater inflater = getMenuInflater(); inflater.inflate(R.menu.menu, menu); final String[] activities; Resources res = getResources(); […]

Action bar does not show

I tried to implement an action bar in my application. menu.xml <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <menu xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android” > <item android:id=”@+id/itemAdd” android:showAsAction=”ifRoom|withText” android:title=”ADD”> </item> <item android:id=”@+id/itemRefresh” android:showAsAction=”ifRoom|withText” android:title=”REFRESH”> </item> <item android:id=”@+id/itemHelp” android:title=”HELP”> </item> </menu> And created menu @Override public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) { super.onCreateOptionsMenu(menu); getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.menu, menu); return true; } But it does not show the action bar […]

Removing left arrow from the actionbar in android?

I want to remove the left arrow from the action bar and only icon and title needed. My code: getSupportActionBar().setIcon(R.drawable.logo); getSupportActionBar().setDisplayShowTitleEnabled(true); getSupportActionBar().setTitle(R.string.dashboardtitle); getSupportActionBar().setDisplayHomeAsUpEnabled(false); But this doesn’t remove the left arrow . Any help!!

Android: Hide ActionBar, keep Tabs

To keep this simple: I have tabs in my actionbar, but the action bar take up too much space. I want that extra space. I need a way to hide the action bar, yet keep my tabs. Is there anyway to do this? Or is there a way I can get the tabs built into […]

Implementing ActionBar tabs with v4 Fragments API

My app is currently using the Fragments/v4 compatibility package to support Android versions all the way down to 1.6. This means all my Fragments inherit from the compatibility package’s version of Fragment. I’m currently trying to rework parts of the app to take advantage of Honeycomb features, like ActionBar. I already use my own action-bar-like […]

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