Addres book like Spinner/ListView items

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Addres book like Spinner/ListView items

Postby keylimepai » Wed May 27, 2009 7:21 pm


So, what I'm trying to do is to recreate a ListView / Spinner with a title and some information about it, in a way that's similar to the formatting of the address book.

That is, it would be like this:

Use: Keeps the doctor away

I'm sure the secret lies in the resource definition, but I'm really quite new to laying everything out in the Android XML, and thus am not even sure what to -call- this to try and search for an example.

Thank you very much for any help!


EDIT: I should answer my own question =)

It can be done two ways! First, if the data is static, basic formatting can be done with:

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   <string-array name="...">
      <item>Applen<SMALL><b>Use:</b>Keeps the doctor away</SMALL></item>

Or more complicated formatting can be done with the "Spannable" class - ... nable.html

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