Android :: App / Widget That Can Be Used To Make A Larger Button?
Nov 11, 2010
Is there an app or widget that can be used to make a larger button? I'd prefer a 2x2 size that I can use to direct dial while driving rather than having to fiddle with the small 1x1 size, but anything bigger than the standard would be fine.
I've only found apps that make smaller buttons and one that makes me select subsequent options before I can actually call. I just want a large single press widget.
Does anyone know how to make a ListView object larger such that more than one Entry item is visible at the same moment ? Both parents are already set with "fill_parent" but the view continues to show one-and- a-half Entries.
Does anyone know if you can make the text larger in the "messeges" application? If so, can you explain how? I love the phone except the fonts are so small it makes it hard for me to read incoming text messeges.
I'd like to know how to make a button out of a PNG and display it on my canvas (using drawBitmap?). When I click on this button, it will take me to a new activity. All this will be in the onClickListener. So, how do I take a PNG, make a button with it, and draw it on my canvas? I looked at ImageButton, but I'm unsure how it works or how to draw it on the canvas.
I really want a way to disable the soft End Call button that pops up in call. If there is an app or widget that some one knows of that can help me,can you please let me know? I'm sick of my face ending calls in the middle of a conversation. Apparently, my cheeks hit it at just the right place to hang up on everyone.
I have a simple Android app that does some math on 2 numbers that the user inputs and returns the result. Currently I have a 'calculate' button that needs to be pressed to do the math and return the value.
How can I get rid of this button and just get the app to run the math after the uses has changed either one of the 2 numbers?
As far as I have read in the Internet and official documentation, it isn't possible to make a scrollable app widget. Also all my tries failed. I even tried to subclass TextView to implement my own scroll method, but nothing worked.Are there any ways to achieve that? there are solutions if you use for example htc sense or home desktop ++, but i want to make it available to other users which don't use this
I am just getting started with Android development and I have created a nice little widget that displays some info on my home screen. However, I now want to implement a Button on my widget that updates the info in my widget TextView.
I try to create a widget and I am now wondering how to be able to put a button on my widget and set its "onClickListener". It seems that we are limited to the RemoteViews... OK I can deal with that (but this is a limitat to me) but I'd like to add a button where the user can request an update on the data displayed in the widget. (I get some info on the web but the user only needs to request an update, I can't defined an automatique update, it's useless for my app) I'm sure we can do that since there is an example with a player and obviously with a PLAY/PAUSE button. I was looking for in the remoteViews API btu without finding anything.
I have a ListView with a Button below it. When I fill the list with more content than the screen size allows, so that the scroll bar appears, the Button is not part of the scrollable area. That is, the Button disappears. How do I make the Button part of the scrollable area? Code...
Is there a easy way to initiate a call from a button in an Android app?
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I know I could use it and I think others have mentioned they would like to use it in their apps. Currently it is "internal" so we're not supposed to use it and we have to "roll our own" which is a pain (I've done it). Also why does DatePicker only have a 200 year range (1900-2100)? Even the date gadget that the Pocket PC has goes back as far as mid 1700s. Add a range option on it.
Is there a way for a button to call a submenu? I currently have a menu where if they select one of the options it opens a submenu, however I want to be able to start the submenu from the Button widget instead of the Menu object.
I am trying to add a button to a custom imageview. I have created a custom view to display an image to the screen, now i wanted to add a custom button on this veiw and display a layout in onClick. The following is my custom view.
I would like to create a button with circular or rectangular background, text and an image below or above the text.I would like to create a CustomButton object with methods setText() and setImage() which would change the button text and image and place multiple CustomButtons into main layout.Does anyone know how to create a custom layout, place it into another layout(main) and modify its elements from the activity which is bound to main layout?
I have made a Android Widget which displays two articles (title + image). In addition to this, I have buttons for flipping backward and forward through the articles. What I don't understand is how I can change the Widgets RemoteViews when the buttons are pressed. Which should be one of the most basic operations in a widget, however, I can't seem to figure it out.
So... Can I do this with just a OnClickListener in the AppWidgetProvider? Or do I have to create an Activity without a window (visibility = false)?
I am using a button to hide some edit text boxes and to display them, that means if I press a button 4 edit text boxex will scroll down and again if I press it that 4 edit text boxes scrolled down will scroll up and not visible, my problem is there any widget which has arrow button on that such that it can show scroll up and scroll down.
I want to change the text inside a button to be bold when the button is highlighted or pressed. I currently use a xml file to define the button and use the XML to change how it looks when pressed but I would like to do this without using an image.
I'm using a datepicker in Android to let the user to choose the date. I want it to do one thing if the user picks a date and sets it (I have that working fine) and then to clear a certain text field if the user pushes the cancel button on the datepicker (open up the datepicker but then cancel out of it).
The way I've been trying is by making a code...
to attach the listener.
My problem is that the listener works if the user pushes the back button, but not if they push the cancel button. I tried using a dismiss listener, and that works, except for the fact that it goes off even whether I set or cancel the datepicker!
What do I need to do so something goes off if and only if I push the cancel button on my datepicker?
I am creating custom shapes for certain buttons but I want them to maintain the systems current color scheme. I thought that by not applying a gradient or color it would automagically take care of this for me but I am mistaken. By doing that I end up with a black button and black text. Any pointers?
I want to make (yet another) news widget. Initially I thought it was enough to: 1. Download all the news articles 2. Update the widget every 5 seconds to change the currently displayed article using Alarm Manager (Alarm Manager.RTC) 3. Update the widget every 30-60 minutes to get new articles. This worked great on the first try but battery was quickly drained. I checked the logs and it turned out that the widget did the 5 second updates even if the screen was off. This was a surprise to me since the docs states: "..set an alarm with an Intent that your AppWidgetProvider receives, using the Alarm Manager. Set the alarm type to either ELAPSED_REAL TIME or RTC, which will only deliver the alarm when the device is awake. " I guess the device is considered "awake" even if screen is off? I found the same issue here: http://groups.google.com/group/android-developers/browse_thread/threa. I then checked the standard news widget and the other news widgets most popular on the Android Market and I see that they have services running all the time. Maybe because they want to handle the broadcast event when the screen is turned off? So is this really the best solution to have a service running in the background? So if someone downloads 10 different news widgets from different companies they end up with a list of 10 services in the "Running services" list?
I have developed a very simple widget that was meant to interact with the user via an ImageButton. What I am trying to do now is as follows. When a user taps the button (after adding the widget to their home screen), I want the phone to dial a certain telephone number.