Android :: Get Selected Value From SpinnerSep 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.
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.
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?
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..
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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I'm trying to get the selected items string out of a spinner. So far I've got this:
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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Here is the code...
I have a update view, where I need to preselect the value stored in database for a Spinner.
I was having in mind something like this, but the Adapter has no indexOf method, so I am stuck .
void setSpinner(String value)
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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I tried doing:
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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:
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'
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?
I am trying to populate a spinner depending on another spinner's selected item, my code is the following:
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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