Android :: Customize The Searchable.xml Layout?

Jul 25, 2010

I was the Android Developer article on Search: http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/search/index.html and was wondering if I could add other UI Elements to the searchable.xml file?

Here is what I want to do:

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

I wan to provide the gallery as a way to specify what category to search in. Is this possible? If it is, how and where do I access the the user selection for this component? If not, how else might I implement giving a choice to the user to search more specifically?

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Android :: Customize Linear Layout

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I am facing problem to customize Linear Layout. My xml is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
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android:orientation="horizontal"
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I am supporting search in my app, I'd like to display a unique hint in the search box depending on what activity is being viewed.

To that end, I have a two different searchable.xml files in my xml folder:

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

When I reference searchable.xml, everything works as expected. The second searchable xml file has the same contents as the first, but this does not work:

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

Pressing the search key does not display the search box. If I just reference the first searchable instead, it works fine:

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

Again, both have the same content. It looks like there is a dependency on the name "searchable.xml" within android?

If we're not allowed to have searchables named anything but searchable.xml, how do we specify different hint strings for different activities?

For example:

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

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And also when I press apricot on the suggestion I dont want it to launch the intent but rather just replace the text in search box to the text selected, and only actually launch the intent when the user clicks the search button/enter key.

I'm sure its just a value I need to set somewhere but I cant seem to find it in the documentation.

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I've followed the SearchManager documentation yet am still having trouble making one of my app's activities searchable. From my activity, the Search dialog appears, I enter a query, hit search, my activity reopens, then I see this in the log:

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

It appears to me that everything is fine up until the last three lines. The "NI" lines are getIntent().toString(), getIntent().getAction(), and getIntent().hasExtra(SearchManager.QUERY) respectively.

ActivityManager appears to be starting my activity with the correct action. Then when my activity starts, it contains no action!? What am I doing wrong?

The relevant portion of my manifest is:

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

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Now whenever clicks the checkbox, i need to dynamically display EditBox after the checkbox.

code:..........

On the click of checkbox listener i added a code like below.

code:.........
 
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Jun 23, 2010

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The designed layout is like below...

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[___Button1____] [___Button2___] [___Button3___] [___Button4___]


When someone clicks on Button2, I want the toolbar to change to:

[___Button1____] [___________Button2___________] [___Button3___]

The toolbar should transition from the first state to the second state through a smooth animation. I would like to use a scale animation on Button2, and while that is happening, Button3 and Button 4 should move to the right (while the animation is going on). At the end of the animation (or maybe during), I will fade Button4 out.

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