Spinner: Is there no getIndex() method?

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Spinner: Is there no getIndex() method?

Postby tritop » Sat Dec 26, 2009 12:23 am

Hi is there any way to get the Index of an Element in a Spinner?
I got a spinnner filled with an string array from xml.
What i want to do is set the Spinner to a default value in my subactivity when the Activity is created from a main activity. So what i need is something like spinner.setSelection(spinner.getIndex("string_to_be_preselected")). But the Spinner doesnt seem to have a method to find the Index of an item?
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Re: Spinner: Is there no getIndex() method?

Postby jagtap.jj1 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:13 am

There is way
mSpinner.setOnItemSelectedListener(new OnItemSelectedListener(){
public void onItemSelected(AdapterView<?> parent, View view, int position, long id)
// Here position will give u the index
public void onNothingSelected(AdapterView<?> parent){

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