Tag: android-actionbar

Android (ActionBarSherlock) Is there any way to keep the same ActionBar height both in portrait and landscape?

I have been working with the ActionBar and ActionBarSherlock for the last few days, and i am having some issues when filling some information in the ActionBar. When the application runs in portrait mode, the ActionBar looks fine, and all the data can be displayed, for example: But when i switch the app to be […]

Android ActionBar backbutton and tabs

I want to create an ActionBar and a tabbed navigation like the google+ app. I used this example as a starting point and now I have a great actionbar: http://developer.android.com/resources/samples/ActionBarCompat/index.html I’ve also included a ViewPager and a TabHost to have tabs and scrolling left/right Fragments. What i need is to show the back arrow in […]

Android Action Bar

I am looking for an implementation of the ActionBar in Android 2.1 to 2.3.4 where i can dynamically set the contents of the action bar from the particular activity and also the actions on click of the buttons from the action bar. Is there any open source lib of this sort or can someone help […]

OnMenuItemSelected isn't called when layout is set for menu item

I have a menu which is inflated from main_menu.xml: <menu xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android”> <item android:id=”@+id/act_sync” android:showAsAction=”always” android:actionLayout=”@layout/sync_action” android:icon=”@android:drawable/ic_popup_sync” /> </menu> and here is the code in the activity: @Override public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) { getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.main_menu, menu); return true; } @Override public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) { MyMessageHandler.debug(“menu item selected”); switch(item.getItemId()){ case R.id.act_sync: sync(); return true; } return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item); […]

Adding spinner to ActionBar (not Navigation

I have added a spinner to my ActionBar using the second option from the answer here . How to I add a spinner adapter to the spinner? I tried using a Spinner object as Google describes here but get a null Spinner object. Anybody know how to do this? I don’t want the spinner to […]

Nullpointer when using custom adapter in the actionbar list menu (with the compat-v7)

I’m facing a Nullpointer exception when using the latest version of the compatibility lib (namely, v18 of compat-lib, released with the 4.3 Android version) and using the list navigation menu mode in the actionbar. The error occurs in the 2.3.3 version of android. I believe that’s because in this version (and others versions), the whole […]

Actionbar Sherlock: Setting and hiding title bar

I’m new to ActionBarSherlock, and am having two problems: First, I just want to be able to set the title of the action bar, but it doesn’t work when I call it like this: final ActionBar actionBar = (ActionBar) findViewById(R.id.actionBar); actionBar.setTitle(“test title”); Where the corresponding xml object looks like this: <com.myapp.prototype.ActionBar android:id=”@+id/actionBar2″ android:layout_width=”fill_parent” android:layout_height=”45dip” android:layout_alignParentLeft=”true” […]

Restore default actionbar layout

I apply a custom View to the ActionBar, like this // Inflate the “Done/Discard” custom ActionBar view. LayoutInflater inflater = (LayoutInflater) DetailsHost.mActionBar .getThemedContext().getSystemService(DetailsHost.LAYOUT_INFLATER_SERVICE); final View customActionBarView = inflater.inflate( R.layout.actionbar_custom_view_done_discard, null); // Show the custom ActionBar view and hide the normal Home icon and title. DetailsHost.mActionBar.setDisplayOptions( ActionBar.DISPLAY_SHOW_CUSTOM, ActionBar.DISPLAY_SHOW_CUSTOM | ActionBar.DISPLAY_SHOW_HOME | ActionBar.DISPLAY_SHOW_TITLE); DetailsHost.mActionBar.setCustomView(customActionBarView, new ActionBar.LayoutParams( ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, […]

actionbar menu item onclick?

I have an action bar that puts everything in a menu in the top right, which the user clicks and the menu options open up. I inflate the action bar menu with this on each activity I use it: @Override public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) { // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action […]

Show Menu item always in support action bar

I am working on android application . I have implemented supported action bar in it .I want to show option menu item always . But it is not showing . it is showing in drop down menu . my code for menu item given below. <item android:id=”@+id/action_settings” android:icon=”@drawable/add_post” android:title=”@string/action_settings” /> And code of ActionBar Activity […]

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