Tag Archives: ui

Android mixing preferences with view widgets

Hello Android devs and fans! It’s been a long time since my last post, cause I had to work hard on a project, but here I am again willing to share a lot of the technical info I gathered during … Continue reading

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Locating Android native resources

Hello Android funs, Yesterday I started looking for the default contact photo used in Android Contacts list, to use it in a contacts list that I am creating. Although, I already knew that many of Android resources can be referenced … Continue reading

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Using a State List Drawable as a button background image

Hi there! As a response to a subscriber’s question, I decided to present an example of making use of the State List Drawable as a Button’s background image. For using text and image on a Button widget, you can make … Continue reading

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Specifying UI dimensions in Android

I am back with a very useful tip that will prevent us from lot of trouble, when it comes to UI elements size on different screen sizes and screen density. In order to ensure that a graphic or text looks … Continue reading

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Android listSelector to TextView widget

Yesterday I spent a lot of time trying to find a way to apply the ListView item highlight effects to a TextView, without any luck. I first tried it by creating a custom selector in XML, but couldn’t find a … Continue reading

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