So far, we’ve covered theming tabs on an Android ActionBar, as well as drop-down navigation lists. The final item to be covered are buttons embedded within the ActionBar.
In the previous post, we dealt with theming tabs in the Android ActionBar. The ActionBar provides an alternate type of navigation – a drop-down list. You can specifically request this via: or you can sometimes unexpectedly find yourself in this situation if you try to create a lot of tabs, since Android may choose to […]
Since Android 3.0 (a.k.a. “Honeycomb”) the ActionBar has been the workhorse of “standard” Android user interfaces. The nice folks over at ActionBarSherlock.com have also created a set of classes and resources that allow you to build ActionBar-based UI’s all the way back to Android 2.0 (“Eclair”). Unfortunately, customizing the look of the ActionBar is not, […]