Tag Archives: Serif

How to crop an Image in Android?

By | December 15, 2012

This is a sample program that launches the camera and crop the captured image. Check this link to another crop image example. http://www.coderzheaven.com/2011/03/15/crop-an-image-in-android/ This is the layout xml. activity_main.xml [xml] <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent" android:orientation="vertical" > <TextView android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:layout_margin="3dp" android:text="@string/intro" android:textStyle="bold" /> <Button android:id="@+id/capture_btn" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:text="@string/capture" /> <ImageView android:id="@+id/picture" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:layout_margin="5dp" android:contentDescription="@string/picture"… Read More »

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

By | April 17, 2012

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 »

Using GridView in ANDROID….

By | March 9, 2011

GridViews are those in which you can arrange elements in a two dimensional grid. It is what you see in the gallery where images are arranged. Here images are arranged in a two dimensional grid. Copy the below code and save it as “MyGridView.java” [java] package com.pack; import android.app.Activity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.View; import android.widget.AdapterView; import android.widget.GridView; import… Read More »

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

By | February 20, 2011

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. [xml] <xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <TextView xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"… Read More »