Android :: Get Selected Value From Spinner

Sep 2, 2009

I'm trying to get the value that a user has chosen with the spinner. Can anyone give me an example of how to do this.

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Android : Need Item Selected From Spinner

Mar 11, 2010

I am a newbie coder and new to the SDK. I was just playing around with an app that i made. I wanted to know as to how to retrieve the item id of the selected item from the spinner when the spinner is re- populated.

For example, I created 2 spinners, if you selected item 0 from spinner1 then spinner2 will have a bunch of items and if you selected item 1 from spinner1 then spinner2 will have a different set of items. Now, my question is that when i select item 1 from spinner 1 then the items in spinner2 dont have different ids. So how do i differentiate from the two sets of data?

To illustrate,

User selected item 0 in spinner1 -> spinner2 gets data from array1 -> item 0 in spinner2 has id '0' and item text is "apple"

User selected item 1 in spinner1 -> spinner2 gets data from array2 -> item 0 in spinner2 has id '0' and item text is "oranges"

I know this sounds confusing but i hope the right people understood it..

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Mar 26, 2010

I want to obtain the index of the selected item in a spinner.

I am aware of the method getSelectedItem() which returns the item selected (which might be a String). But i want the index of the selected item.

Something equivalent to the setSelection(index) to set the selected item.

Of course I can get the selected item and compare it against the array of items to obtain the index, but I hope there is a better way of doing this.

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Aug 2, 2010

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Apr 16, 2010

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This doesn't work and gives a casting exception (I thought you could cast a view to a widget that inherits it... obviously not!). So how do you get the selected value of a spinner

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Jun 18, 2010

I created two Spinners to display the data in my application. In my first Spinner, the first item of the list is always displayed directly, but in the second Spinner nothing is displayed, even if I click on an item on the drop down view. Can anybody explain this behaviour?

Here is the code...

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Mar 5, 2010

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I was having in mind something like this, but the Adapter has no indexOf method, so I am stuck .

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{
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Jun 30, 2009

I am trying to get the selected item of my spinner that is populated and I am already seeing the values. when I try to use (String) s.getSelectedItem(); to get the selected item, I am receiving a handler exception on Logcat.

The spinner throwing the error is a 2nd spinner resulting from the 1st spinner's selected item (that works perfectly). In other words, user selects from spinner one and upon selection, populates spinner 2 (until here everything is fine). When trying to get the value of the selected row in spinner2 , I am receiving the error.

here's the main parts of my code...

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Google turns up the question on several message boards, but no answers, so it appears to be a common newbie question. It may be painfully obvious to some.

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Sep 29, 2009

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May 20, 2010

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code:.........

On my device (Motorola Milestone) and in the emulator this looks like the standard gray spinner widget.
On of my colleagues uses a Motorola Backflip and on his device the Spinner is black. Now its very hard to read the font in the spinner.

What do I have to do to use my own view for the spinner? I don't mind to have the gray spinner on all devices, but it should always look the same on all devices.

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Jun 9, 2010

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I tried doing:

CODE:...........

But this crashes my application.

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Jan 25, 2010

I have a spinner 'aperture' set up with a list of numbers, and a spinner 'mode' with two options. When a button is pushed I need a calculation to run using various inputs, including the current selection from 'aperture' and a value derived from 'mode'. How do I call the value of a spinner so I can use it in a calculation?

Also, how do I use the spinner 'mode's selection to set this other value before implimenting it in the calculation? To be more specific, if the spinner is set to Small then the value I use in the calculation is 0.015, whereas if Large is selected I need to use 0.028

My other inputs are EditText views, so right now I am set up like this:

CODE:............

That is not the actual equation, it is just a test to make sure everything connects properly. How would I call the value of spinner 'aperture' and the Small/Large spinner 'mode'

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Jan 25, 2010

I have a spinner widget in my activity which lets users pick a list name.

Normally, the function of the spinner is to switch between lists but for a couple of instances, I swap out the selection change listener to perform a different function with the same list of options. Once the selection has been made, the old listener is restored and life goes on.

This is a bad and buggy arrangement. Instead, I would like to have a function that just takes a selection listener and some other parameters and shows a popup list that's populated by the same cursor (or and identical cursor) as the spinner, without using the spinner itself.

Is there any way I can do this?

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Jun 21, 2009

I am trying to populate a spinner depending on another spinner's selected item, my code is the following:

CODE:.................

what is intriguing me is that the first spinner onitemselection works perfectly  ( I can see the values in LogCat) then when I change selection of the 2nd spinner I am gettging an error on this line: String selected=  (String) s2.getSelectedItem(); So the compiler gets insisde then onItemSelected function of the 2nd spinner but throws an Handler exceltion on s2.getSelectedItem()

why? it works perfectly for the 1st spinner.

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Jun 22, 2009

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Jun 24, 2010

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I found this blog:
http://bestsiteinthemultiverse.com/2009/12/android-selected-state-listview-example/ and

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Sep 14, 2010

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