Archive for the ‘ActionMode’ Category

ActionBarCompat – Part 5

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Previously in this series we have worked through porting the existing ActionBar tutorial code to work with ActionBarCompat and therefore be compatible with Android API 7 and later. In this concluding article of the series we’ll compare the example app on both API 7 and API 18 devices to see the differences in UI that our users will experience.

ActionBarCompat – Part 4

Friday, November 1st, 2013

In the previous article we began converting our code to work with ActionBarCompat, but there are still some further changes required to get things working. In this article we’ll complete the code migration.

Styling the ActionBar – Part 6

Friday, October 26th, 2012

In the previous article we got the styling of our ActionBar almost complete – all that’s left to do is apply a style to the ActionMode. In this article we’ll do precisely that.


Friday, September 14th, 2012

Following on from the recent series on basic ActionBar, we’ll now have a look at concept which can really make our ActionBar even more powerful: ActionMode.