Android :: Use Long Press ListView Item To Open AlertDialog?

Dec 10, 2009

I am trying to use the long press option on the listview items to open a multi choice Alert Dialog. Is this possible?

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Android :: How To Pass Selected Item's ID From A ListView To An AlertDialog

Jul 20, 2009

I have a ListActivity, and long-pressing on an item brings up a context menu. One item in the context menu is "delete", and that brings up a confirmation box (and AlertDialog). When the user presses OK in the confirmation dialog, I need to know the ID of the item that was originally selected, so that I can actually delete it.

The flow looks like this:

This event: Causes Android to call:
-----------------------------------------------------
Long press an item -> onCreateContextMenu()
Select context menu item -> onContextItemSelected()
call showDialog()-> onPrepareDialog()
user clicks OK -> onClick()

In onCreateContextMenu and onContextMenuSelected, I can get at the id of the selected item from the ContextMenuInfo. In onPrepareDialog, however, I no longer have access to that information. The rub is that onPrepareDialog needs this information to set up an onClick listener on its POSITIVE button.

I know that, during onContextMenuSelected, I can stash the selected item's ID away into a field of my activity. I have done that, and it works. But it's also really ugly. The statefulness that it introduces makes me uneasy. Has anybody else seen a better way to pass such information around than to use fields in the activity?

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Jun 30, 2010

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While looking for a fix for this, I found very little information on the net, so I'm wondering if it's a problem with only selected devices. Can anyone confirm for me if theirs works or not?

I have OpenSearch assigned to long press search, and since I always use the hardware keyboard, I need to close it, long press search, then open the keyboard. It's annoying.

I've looked at editing the qwerty.kl file in /system/user/keylayout, my idea was to try to redefine to search key on the keyboard (between left alt and @) to launch OpenSearch, but it apears that I can only redefine keys to other keys that way, not launch apps.

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Jun 29, 2010

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Jul 29, 2010

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Aug 13, 2009

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May 26, 2010

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Dec 18, 2009

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May 6, 2010

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With the AlertDialog on screen, if the user opens up the keyboard on the device, then the app's OnCreate and OnResume methods are called and my AlertDialog promptly disappears from the screen ... not the effect I was hoping for!

I thought that perhaps I needed to override the Activity's onConfigurationChanged method, but despite having the following in my Manifest:

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

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Sep 9, 2010

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Is there any way to get rid of it or change its color ? I do not want to show it.

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Jul 27, 2010

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Nov 11, 2009

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May 4, 2010

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Aug 13, 2010

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Dec 7, 2009

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Jun 5, 2010

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Nov 15, 2010

Is there any way to change the long press of the search button behavior on the Droid X? It seems like it's hard coded to bring up voice search. I want to use Rotation Toggle, which can toggle screen rotation on long press of search, but I can't with the Droid X. I am rooted so if the solution requires that, I'm good.

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Oct 30, 2010

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Aug 4, 2010

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Oct 26, 2010

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Nov 15, 2009

I tried searching for this, to no avail, but here is the situation. I was on my main Home screen and just trying to figure stuff out and when I long press the menu key it brings up the onscreen keyboard. I figured it was for contact search or something, but it did nothing when I typed...or so I thought. Now everytime I back out to the Home screen a little transparent "window" displays with letters i first typed. I cant type new letters to display or even use the backspace key to erase. Any one know what Im talking about?

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Mar 14, 2010

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Jan 19, 2010

A long press on an EditText brings up a menu of options that the user can select. The only messages or options that I want users of my apps to get, I want to come from me via the app. How do you disable this so that nothing happens when you long press the EditText? What other situations like this should I be aware of?

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Feb 25, 2010

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Oct 18, 2010

I have list activity with custom array adapter and I can't to get context menu when make long press on list item.

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android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"/>
<FrameLayout
android:id="@android:id/tabcontent"
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
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android:padding="5dp">
<ListView
android:id="@+id/list"
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Nov 18, 2010

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Jun 24, 2010

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Does anyone else have this issue? Is it Handcent's problem or a software problem (v2.1 bug?), and does anyone know how to fix it?

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Nov 22, 2010

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Jul 20, 2010

I got a ListView item that contains a button inside. Currently the long press of a ListView item does not get processed. I thought that by setting the Button.setLongClickable(false) would allow the long press to be passed along to the ListView item and it's not happening.

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Dec 2, 2009

I have a simple ListView in my layout.xml file.

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android:layout_height="wrap_content" />..........

And in my javacode, I add a setOnItemClickListener() to my listview:
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Mar 12, 2010

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Feb 7, 2009

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May 29, 2010

I just created my own "Home" to replace the stock android one or Sense.

All is working fine and I get all I want. My only problem is to replace to long press on home key ( that usually show the last 6 activities you launched) by my own launcher.

I successfully replace the long press on MENU button with this code:

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

and this part part for the long press:

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

But the problem is that I wasn't able to replace the KeyEvent.KEYCODE_MENU with KeyEvent.KEYCODE_HOME

Is that something locked in the code that avoid user to use a Home long press?

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Sep 21, 2010

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Jun 2, 2010

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When I hold the home button if the application is in the background and select it from there or click the app's icon on the homescreen, the previous state is restored per default (the correct tab is selected)

IMO the intent of the notification is wrong, but I'm not sure how to fix it.

In short: How to get a background application back to foreground when I click the notification entry?

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My question is how is poosible to have a last item, that has a different style and looks different: and does different things,(I think this is used in QuickSearchbox)

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