Tag: android-actionbar

Android Split Action Bar with Action Items on the top and bottom?

Is there a way to specify some action items to the top part of the Split Action Bar while the others go to the bottom? Or is it all or nothing, whereby all the action items go to the bottom part of the split only?

How can I implement custom Action Bar with custom buttons in Android?

I want to implement custom ActionBar which must look like this: So questions: How can I implement a button like custom view: just some image? How can I draw a line on the top of the ActionBar? And how can I implement buttons without separator lines: add tabs on the ActionBar or what?

How to add submenu items to ActionBar action in code?

Via xml I can add submenu items to my action in the ActionBar. main_menu.xml: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <menu xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android”> <item android:id=”@+id/menu_new_form” android:icon=”@drawable/ic_new_form” android:title=”@string/menu_new_form” android:showAsAction=”ifRoom|withText”> <menu> <item android:id=”@+id/form1″ android:icon=”@drawable/attachment” android:title=”Form 1″ android:onClick=”onSort” /> <item android:id=”@+id/form2″ android:icon=”@drawable/attachment” android:title=”Form 2″ android:onClick=”onSort” /> </menu> </item> </menu> But how can I add these sub items via Java code? It doesn’t […]

actionbar up navigation with fragments

I have a tabbed Actionbar/viewpager layout with three tabs say A, B, and C. In tab C tab(fragment),I am adding another fragment say fragment D. with DFragment f= new DFragment(); ft.add(android.R.id.content, f, “”); ft.remove(CFragment.this); ft.addToBackStack(null); ft.commit(); I modify actionbar in DFragment’s onResume to add up button: ActionBar ab = getActivity().getActionBar(); ab.setNavigationMode(ActionBar.NAVIGATION_MODE_STANDARD); ab.setDisplayHomeAsUpEnabled(true); ab.setDisplayShowHomeEnabled(true); Now in […]

Returning from an activity using navigateUpFromSameTask()

I have two activities, A and B. When activity A is first started, it accesses the Intent passed to it (because the Bundle is null, as it should be the first time through), and displays information accordingly: CustInfo m_custInfo; … protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { … Bundle bundle = (savedInstanceState == null) ? getIntent().getExtras() : […]

Cannot get searchview in actionbar to work

I am pretty new to java and android development; and I have been working on an app in witch I want an action bar with a SearchView. I have looked at the google examples but I can not get it to work. I must be doing something wrong and I’m about to give up on […]

“No resource identifier found for attribute 'showAsAction' in package 'android'”

I am attempting to update my android application to look better for tablets running Honeycomb. As such, I am targeting version 11 of the SDK (my minSdkVersion = 4). This adds the Honeycomb theme to my app, making it look better. However, I have no way to access my menu options. So, I am attempting […]

android:actionBarStyle requires API level 11

While using the ActionBarSherlock in xml at: <item name=”android:actionBarStyle”>@style/Widget.Styled.ActionBar</item> I got this error: android:actionBarStyle requires API level 11 (current min is 8) error I’m using it for back porting my app with actionbar to 2.2 devices. How to use them both together: <item name=”actionBarStyle”>@style/Widget.Styled.ActionBar</item> <item name=”android:actionBarStyle”>@style/Widget.Styled.ActionBar</item>

Android: getSupportActionBar() always returns null in ActionBarSherlock library

I’m trying to use the ActionBarSherlock library to provide backwards compatible ActionBar support with tabs in my Android app, so I downloaded the latest build, built the demo, and ran it. If you go to Action Bar, then select Tab Navigation it crashes every time. Here’s the stack trace: 09-03 02:34:47.940: ERROR/AndroidRuntime(3078): FATAL EXCEPTION: main […]

android 4.0, text on the action bar NEVER shows

I am trying to use the new api’s from google, specifically the action bar. When the build was set at api 10, if I pressed the menu button, I got nice looking menu options, each with a picture and icon. When using api 14, No matter what I try, it always puts the icon in […]

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