This sample shows how to create a custom view in the ActionBar to show a done button, using 2 alternative layouts. This is well suited for simple data entry activities, where the only options for the user are to cancel or confirm the data changes.
API 11 introduced the ActionBar as a navigational UI element. In most cases, a custom view isn't required or even recommended, as using a menu xml file is all that is needed to add action icons to it. However, it is possible to use a custom view and it is useful in some cases.
This sample contains two activities with custom views in their action bar, each with a “done” button. These are designed to be used with simple data entry screen where the only options for the user are to cancel or confirm the changes.
getActionBar()to get the ActionBar, and set the display options with
setCustomView(customActionBarView, new ActionBar.LayoutParams( ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT,ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT))on the ActionBar.
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-DoneBar
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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