Tag: xml

Center layout Android

How can I center these buttons on Android? The code I’m using in the layout is: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <LinearLayout xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android” android:orientation=”vertical” android:layout_width=”fill_parent” android:layout_height=”fill_parent”> <TextView android:layout_width=”fill_parent” android:layout_height=”wrap_content” android:text=”@string/hello” /> <LinearLayout android:layout_width=”fill_parent” android:layout_height=”fill_parent” android:orientation=”horizontal”> <Button android:text=”Test” android:layout_width=”100px” android:layout_height=”40px” /> <Button android:text=”Test” android:layout_width=”100px” android:layout_height=”40px” /> <Button android:text=”Test” android:layout_width=”100px” android:layout_height=”40px” /> <Button android:text=”Test” android:layout_width=”100px” android:layout_height=”40px” /> </LinearLayout> </LinearLayout>

How to call colors in resources dynamically in Android?

I am trying to use colors created in my res/values/colors.xml file. But when I make the call dynamically the program doesn’t compile and instead recommends: Should pass resolved color instead of a resource id. Color Code: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <resources> <color name=”gold”>#857500</color> <color name=”green”>#0B3B0B</color> </resources> Activity Code: title.setTextColor(R.color.green); help.setTextColor(R.color.gold); settings.setTextColor(R.color.gold); logout.setTextColor(R.color.gold); profile.setTextColor(R.color.green);

SwitchPreference and CheckBoxPreference in code

I am now creating a preference page for my app After API-14, switchpreference is available. and i would like to use it to replace checkboxpreference on API14+ devices It is easy to use res/xml and res/xml-14 to get the correct xml resource However, in the coding part, it is not so convenient to switching the […]

Ripple effect on top of Image – Android

I’ve been experimenting with the ripple animation in my latest side project. I’m having some trouble finding an “elegant” solution to using it in certain situations for touch events. Namely with images, especially in list, grid, and recycle views. The animation almost always seems to animate behind the view, not the on top of it. […]

Package name alias or nickname

Is it possible to create a nickname for a package name, that I can refer in xml file? I don’t want to write the whole package name e.g. com.example.go.deck.today instead can I create an alias and refer that alias? I’d like to refer an alias or nick instead of the package name in an android/layout […]

Unparsed Aapt Error

I was trying to build my android application after adding an image, that i planned on using, to the drawables folder. The project worked perfectly fine before, but after running the project, an error message showed up saying, Unparsed Aapt Error. The error shows up on the src folder. I have tried to Clean my […]

Reuse TextView code in Android XML

I’m making out a few menus for my Android App and throughout there is a standard textview that is repeated 5 times, only changing the android:text tag each time, everything else is the same. There are a good number of properties on this and it feels very inefficient to be copy/pasting all these for each […]

Search in XML File with XPath in Android

I’m developping an application on android! Well I have a little conflict now, I want to execute an XPath query but I didn’t arrive to solve this problem. This an example of XML filethat I use: <?xml version=”1.0″?> <catalog> <book id=”bk101″> <author>Gambardella, Matthew</author> <title>XML Developer’s Guide</title> <genre>Computer</genre> <price>44.95</price> <publish_date>2000-10-01</publish_date> <description>An in-depth look at creating applications […]

How to append tags in XML in Android?

I would like to write some content to a XML file. For that I have created a XML file and writen tags with element, attribute and value with some data like this: XmlSerializer serializer = Xml.newSerializer(); serializer.startTag(null, element); serializer.attribute(null, atbname, value); serializer.text(text); serializer.endTag(null, tag); If I want to add a new tag with new elements, […]

How to put two EditText in the same line

I would like to ask you, how can I put two EditText on the same line?

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