Tag Archives: Textcolor

Placing Controls in a Widget in Android and Listening to the events from them.

Hello everyone.. I have already shown how to create a simple widget and add it to the home screen in my previous posts. If you have missed these posts please check it here. How to create a widget in android? In the next post I showed you how to listen to a widget delete action and delete the… Read More »

How to create a widget in android?

Hello everyone… Today I will show you how to create a simple widget in android? First create a new project and name it “Widget1” and name the activity “WidgetDemo1“. Actually we dont need the activity class here. You can delete it and delete the corresponding entry of it from the AndroidManifest file also. Now we will make the… Read More »

How to inherit from other styles or how to extend your own styles in android?

Hello all…. I have covered many tutorials on styles on how to implement and use them. Today I will show you how to inherit from other styles or how to extend a style already created by you and use it for applying to other views. Here is one of my previous posts. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/02/03/changing-the-style-or-theme-of-default-alertdialog-in-android/ Another one is here.. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2011/06/19/styling-text-in-android-through-xml/… Read More »

Changing the style or theme of default alertDialog in Android.

Hello everyone, Here is a simple example showing how to change the theme of default AlertDialog in android. Check this post before for understanding how to use styles. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2012/04/17/inherit-styles-extend-styles-android/ To start first create a fresh project named AlertTest. In the AlertTestDemo.java file copy this code Now create a file named “styles.xml” inside the res/values folder and copy this… Read More »

How to create custom layout for your spinner in ANDROID? or Customizable spinner

This code helps you to customize the spinner in ANDROID. For that you have to create an XML file inside your layout folder as shown below and name it spinner.xml. You can give all properties that are available for TextView inside this which is going to be then applied for your spinner. Now I will show you how… Read More »