Android Custom Edit Text Cursor Not Visible

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Android: How To Change Hint’s Size

If you need to set a smaller hint for your edit text, you can set the hint this way: myEditText.setHint(Html.fromHtml( “<small><small><small>” + getString(R.string.hint) + “</small></small></small>”)); Also, you can set the size in the string resource file where is the string for the hint. <string name=”edit_text_hint”><font size=”15″>My hint string</font></string> and in the xml file just set

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Android: Prevent cut-copy-paste popup to be displayed

If you ever need to disable the popup for cut-copy-paste when you long tap a text from an edit text you can do this by using the code below: yourEditText.setCustomSelectionActionModeCallback(new Callback() { public boolean onPrepareActionMode(ActionMode mode, Menu menu) { return false; } public void onDestroyActionMode(ActionMode mode) { } public boolean onCreateActionMode(ActionMode mode, Menu menu) {

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Android Stop Edit Text From Gaining Focus When Activity Starts

In this tutorial I will show you how to make the edit text not gaining focus when the activity starts. Sometimes this auto-focus can be annoying because the keyboard shows up even if we do not want to write something into our edit text. But let’s see what should be done in order to get

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Android Hide Soft Keyboard and Show Soft Keyoard

In this tutorial I will present you how to hide the android soft keyboard and how to show it too. You might need to hide the keyboard, if, for example, you will have to put a limit of characters that can be introduced into the EditText and want to hide the keyboard when  the number

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Android EditText text changes Listener

If you want “listen” to the text changes from an EditText you have to use the TextWatcher. Bellow I will show you an example of TextWatcher: //first, we create an EditText EditText answer = new EditText(this); //second, we create the TextWatcher TextWatcher textWatcher = new TextWatcher() { @Override public void beforeTextChanged(CharSequence charSequence, int i, int

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