Archive for October, 2012

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.
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Styling the ActionBar – Part 5

Friday, October 19th, 2012

In the previous article we saw some of the difficulties that we can face when applying styles to the ActionBar. In this article we’ll look at the final control on the main ActionBar: The search control.
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Styling the ActionBar – Part 4

Friday, October 12th, 2012

In the previous article in this series we applied a style to the navigation Spinner and its associated drop down ListView, but found that this style did not get applied to the Spinner that we added manually using the actionViewClass attribute of the MenuItem definition in our menu XML. In this article we’ll find out why.
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Styling the ActionBar – Part 3

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Previously in this series we have applied a few simple styles to the ActionBar. In this article we’ll have a look at styling the overflow menu and the Navigation DropDown.
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