Android DoneBar Sample
This sample shows how to create a custom view in the ActionBar to show a done button, using 2 alternative layouts. This is well suited for simple data entry activities, where the only options for the user are to cancel or confirm the data changes.
API 11 introduced the ActionBar as a navigational UI element. In most cases, a custom view isn't required or even recommended, as using a menu xml file is all that is needed to add action icons to it. However, it is possible to use a custom view and it is useful in some cases.
This sample contains two activities with custom views in their action bar, each with a "done" button. These are designed to be used with simple data entry screen where the only options for the user are to cancel or confirm the changes.
- Create a layout for the ActionBar.
- In the activity, before setting the content view, inflate the view using the LayoutInflater.
getActionBar()to get the ActionBar, and set the display options with
- Set the custom view by calling
setCustomView(customActionBarView, new ActionBar.LayoutParams( ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT,ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT))on the ActionBar.
- You can now set the content view of the Activity.
- Android SDK 27
- Android Build Tools v27.0.2
- Android Support Repository
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the "gradlew build" command or use "Import Project" in Android Studio.
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If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-DoneBar
Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.
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