Posts Tagged ‘ menu ’

Action bar menus and SplitActionBar using ActionBarCompat library in Android

July 25, 2013
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Action Items in Action Bar using ActionBarCompat library

In the article titled “Adding Action items and Overflow menu items to Action Bar in Android“, we have seen how to add action items and split action bar items to action bar in Android. Since action bar is introduced in Android 3.0 ( API Level 11 ) , we can not run that application...

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Android Menu example series

June 11, 2013
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Android Menu example series

This article lists various Android Menu application examples. Creating a floating contextual menu in Android A popup menu example in Android Creating Submenus and Checkable menu items in Android Integrating other application activities to an Android application   Creating Side Menu Navigation Drawer in Android How to hire me?I am George Mathew, working as...

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Android Action Bar Sherlock applications

January 30, 2013
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Android Action Bar Sherlock Library Application Series

A list of applications using Action Bar Sherlock library is listed below : Setting up Sherlock library for action bar in pre HoneyComb Android Versions Setting up Action Bar Sherlock Library 4.2.0 for Eclipse IDE Adding menus to action bar in pre Honeycomb versions using Sherlock library Adding Navigation tabs containing listview to Action...

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An expandable action using Custom Action Provider in pre Honeycomb versions using Sherlock library

August 4, 2012
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Custom Action View using Custom Action Provider in Action Bar

This article is an extension to the article “Creating Custom Action Provider in Action Bar“. In this article we will see , how to add action views to action bars using custom action provider in pre Honeycomb android versions. The application discussed here is developed in Eclipse ( 3.7.2 ) with ADT plugin (...

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Adding ShareActionProvider to action bar in pre Honeycomb versions using Sherlock library

August 4, 2012
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Share Action in Action Bar

ShareActionProvider is a simple means to place a “Share” action button in an application’s activity. In the article titled “Using ShareActionProvider in Action Bar“, we have added a “Share” action button to the action bar for Honeycomb and its higher Android versions. In this article we will see how to add “Share” button to...

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Creating an expandable action view in pre Honeycomb Android versions using Sherlock library

August 2, 2012
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Expandable Action View Demo

This article is an extension of the article titled “Adding Custom Action View to Action Bar in Android” where we have seen how to create expandable action view in Honeycomb and its above versions. In this article we will see how to create expandable action views in pre Honeycomb versions where built in action...

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Creating Contextual Action Mode for single views in pre Honeycomb versions using Sherlock Library

August 2, 2012
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Contextual Action Mode Using Sherlock library

We know that contextual  action mode is introduced in Android 3.0 ( Honeycomb ) and is not available in the pre Honeycomb versions of Android. But we can mimic a contextual action mode using Sherlock library. In this article we will develop a demo application containing contextual action mode for Android 2.x and above...

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Dynamically adding activities to a menu using addIntentOptions in Android

July 27, 2012
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ContextMenu with dynamically added menu item

We know the very famous quote “Do not reinvent the wheel”. This is really apt for Android applications. Because Android facilitates an application to integrate existing activities available in the system effortlessly. There are numerous methods to integrate system activities to an application. One method is to dynamically add required activities to the application’s...

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Creating Submenus and Checkable menu items in Android

July 26, 2012
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Submenus and Checkable Menuitems

In this article we will create an application with submenus and checkable menu items in Android. This application is developed in Eclipse ( 3.7.2 )¬† the ADT plugin ( 20.0.2 ) and Android SDK ( R20.0.1) 1. Create new Android application project namely “SubmenuDemo” 2. Design application launcher icon 3. Create a blank activity...

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A popup menu example in Android

July 25, 2012
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Showing popup menu on button click

Popup menu is a modal menu that is anchored on a view. It is either displayed below if there is enough room or above the view. Popup menu is introduced in Android HoneyComb ( API level 11 ) version. In this application, a popup menu will be displayed on clicking a button available in...

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