This sample demonstrates how to create custom checkable layouts, for use with ListView's choiceMode attribute.
This sample demonstrates how to create custom single- or multi-choice ListView UIs on Android.
When a ListView has a
android:choiceMode attribute set, it will allow users to “choose” one or more items. For exmaple, refer to
res/layout/sample_main.xml in this project:
<ListView android:id="@android:id/list" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="0dp" android:layout_weight="1" android:paddingLeft="@dimen/page_margin" android:paddingRight="@dimen/page_margin" android:scrollbarStyle="outsideOverlay" android:choiceMode="multipleChoice" />
The framework provides these default list item layouts that show standard radio buttons or check boxes next to a single line of text:
In some cases, you may want to customize this layout. When doing so, the root view must implement the Checkable interface. For an example, see this sample's
Lastly, remember to use padding on your ListViews to adhere to the standard metrics described in the Android Design guidelines. When doing so, you should set the
android:scrollbarStyle attribute such that the scrollbar doesn't inset.
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the “gradlew build” command or use “Import Project” in Android Studio.
If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-CustomChoiceList
Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.
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