Android APIs
public class

DialogFragment

extends Fragment
implements DialogInterface.OnCancelListener DialogInterface.OnDismissListener
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.support.v4.app.Fragment
     ↳ android.support.v4.app.DialogFragment
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Class Overview

Static library support version of the framework's DialogFragment. Used to write apps that run on platforms prior to Android 3.0. When running on Android 3.0 or above, this implementation is still used; it does not try to switch to the framework's implementation. See the framework SDK documentation for a class overview.

Summary

Constants
int STYLE_NORMAL Style for setStyle(int, int): a basic, normal dialog.
int STYLE_NO_FRAME Style for setStyle(int, int): don't draw any frame at all; the view hierarchy returned by onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle) is entirely responsible for drawing the dialog.
int STYLE_NO_INPUT Style for setStyle(int, int): like STYLE_NO_FRAME, but also disables all input to the dialog.
int STYLE_NO_TITLE Style for setStyle(int, int): don't include a title area.
Public Constructors
DialogFragment()
Public Methods
void dismiss()
Dismiss the fragment and its dialog.
void dismissAllowingStateLoss()
Dialog getDialog()
boolean getShowsDialog()
Return the current value of setShowsDialog(boolean).
int getTheme()
boolean isCancelable()
Return the current value of setCancelable(boolean).
void onActivityCreated(Bundle savedInstanceState)
Called when the fragment's activity has been created and this fragment's view hierarchy instantiated.
void onAttach(Activity activity)
Called when a fragment is first attached to its activity.
void onCancel(DialogInterface dialog)
This method will be invoked when the dialog is canceled.
void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)
Called to do initial creation of a fragment.
Dialog onCreateDialog(Bundle savedInstanceState)
Override to build your own custom Dialog container.
void onDestroyView()
Remove dialog.
void onDetach()
Called when the fragment is no longer attached to its activity.
void onDismiss(DialogInterface dialog)
This method will be invoked when the dialog is dismissed.
void onSaveInstanceState(Bundle outState)
Called to ask the fragment to save its current dynamic state, so it can later be reconstructed in a new instance of its process is restarted.
void onStart()
Called when the Fragment is visible to the user.
void onStop()
Called when the Fragment is no longer started.
void setCancelable(boolean cancelable)
Control whether the shown Dialog is cancelable.
void setShowsDialog(boolean showsDialog)
Controls whether this fragment should be shown in a dialog.
void setStyle(int style, int theme)
Call to customize the basic appearance and behavior of the fragment's dialog.
void show(FragmentManager manager, String tag)
Display the dialog, adding the fragment to the given FragmentManager.
int show(FragmentTransaction transaction, String tag)
Display the dialog, adding the fragment using an existing transaction and then committing the transaction.
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Inherited Methods
From class android.support.v4.app.Fragment
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.content.ComponentCallbacks
From interface android.view.View.OnCreateContextMenuListener
From interface android.content.DialogInterface.OnCancelListener
From interface android.content.DialogInterface.OnDismissListener

Constants

public static final int STYLE_NORMAL

Style for setStyle(int, int): a basic, normal dialog.

Constant Value: 0 (0x00000000)

public static final int STYLE_NO_FRAME

Style for setStyle(int, int): don't draw any frame at all; the view hierarchy returned by onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle) is entirely responsible for drawing the dialog.

Constant Value: 2 (0x00000002)

public static final int STYLE_NO_INPUT

Style for setStyle(int, int): like STYLE_NO_FRAME, but also disables all input to the dialog. The user can not touch it, and its window will not receive input focus.

Constant Value: 3 (0x00000003)

public static final int STYLE_NO_TITLE

Style for setStyle(int, int): don't include a title area.

Constant Value: 1 (0x00000001)

Public Constructors

public DialogFragment ()

Public Methods

public void dismiss ()

Dismiss the fragment and its dialog. If the fragment was added to the back stack, all back stack state up to and including this entry will be popped. Otherwise, a new transaction will be committed to remove the fragment.

public void dismissAllowingStateLoss ()

Version of dismiss() that uses FragmentTransaction.commitAllowingStateLoss(). See linked documentation for further details.

public Dialog getDialog ()

Returns
Dialog

public boolean getShowsDialog ()

Return the current value of setShowsDialog(boolean).

Returns
boolean

public int getTheme ()

Returns
int

public boolean isCancelable ()

Return the current value of setCancelable(boolean).

Returns
boolean

public void onActivityCreated (Bundle savedInstanceState)

Called when the fragment's activity has been created and this fragment's view hierarchy instantiated. It can be used to do final initialization once these pieces are in place, such as retrieving views or restoring state. It is also useful for fragments that use setRetainInstance(boolean) to retain their instance, as this callback tells the fragment when it is fully associated with the new activity instance. This is called after onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle) and before onViewStateRestored(Bundle).

Parameters
savedInstanceState If the fragment is being re-created from a previous saved state, this is the state.

public void onAttach (Activity activity)

Called when a fragment is first attached to its activity. onCreate(Bundle) will be called after this.

Deprecated. See onAttach(Context).

Parameters
activity

public void onCancel (DialogInterface dialog)

This method will be invoked when the dialog is canceled.

Parameters
dialog The dialog that was canceled will be passed into the method.

public void onCreate (Bundle savedInstanceState)

Called to do initial creation of a fragment. This is called after onAttach(Activity) and before onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle).

Note that this can be called while the fragment's activity is still in the process of being created. As such, you can not rely on things like the activity's content view hierarchy being initialized at this point. If you want to do work once the activity itself is created, see onActivityCreated(Bundle).

Parameters
savedInstanceState If the fragment is being re-created from a previous saved state, this is the state.

public Dialog onCreateDialog (Bundle savedInstanceState)

Override to build your own custom Dialog container. This is typically used to show an AlertDialog instead of a generic Dialog; when doing so, onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle) does not need to be implemented since the AlertDialog takes care of its own content.

This method will be called after onCreate(Bundle) and before onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle). The default implementation simply instantiates and returns a Dialog class.

Note: DialogFragment own the Dialog.setOnCancelListener and Dialog.setOnDismissListener callbacks. You must not set them yourself. To find out about these events, override onCancel(DialogInterface) and onDismiss(DialogInterface).

Parameters
savedInstanceState The last saved instance state of the Fragment, or null if this is a freshly created Fragment.
Returns
Dialog Return a new Dialog instance to be displayed by the Fragment.

public void onDestroyView ()

Remove dialog.

public void onDetach ()

Called when the fragment is no longer attached to its activity. This is called after onDestroy().

public void onDismiss (DialogInterface dialog)

This method will be invoked when the dialog is dismissed.

Parameters
dialog The dialog that was dismissed will be passed into the method.

public void onSaveInstanceState (Bundle outState)

Called to ask the fragment to save its current dynamic state, so it can later be reconstructed in a new instance of its process is restarted. If a new instance of the fragment later needs to be created, the data you place in the Bundle here will be available in the Bundle given to onCreate(Bundle), onCreateView(LayoutInflater, ViewGroup, Bundle), and onActivityCreated(Bundle).

This corresponds to Activity.onSaveInstanceState(Bundle) and most of the discussion there applies here as well. Note however: this method may be called at any time before onDestroy(). There are many situations where a fragment may be mostly torn down (such as when placed on the back stack with no UI showing), but its state will not be saved until its owning activity actually needs to save its state.

Parameters
outState Bundle in which to place your saved state.

public void onStart ()

Called when the Fragment is visible to the user. This is generally tied to Activity.onStart of the containing Activity's lifecycle.

public void onStop ()

Called when the Fragment is no longer started. This is generally tied to Activity.onStop of the containing Activity's lifecycle.

public void setCancelable (boolean cancelable)

Control whether the shown Dialog is cancelable. Use this instead of directly calling Dialog.setCancelable(boolean), because DialogFragment needs to change its behavior based on this.

Parameters
cancelable If true, the dialog is cancelable. The default is true.

public void setShowsDialog (boolean showsDialog)

Controls whether this fragment should be shown in a dialog. If not set, no Dialog will be created in onActivityCreated(Bundle), and the fragment's view hierarchy will thus not be added to it. This allows you to instead use it as a normal fragment (embedded inside of its activity).

This is normally set for you based on whether the fragment is associated with a container view ID passed to FragmentTransaction.add(int, Fragment). If the fragment was added with a container, setShowsDialog will be initialized to false; otherwise, it will be true.

Parameters
showsDialog If true, the fragment will be displayed in a Dialog. If false, no Dialog will be created and the fragment's view hierarchly left undisturbed.

public void setStyle (int style, int theme)

Call to customize the basic appearance and behavior of the fragment's dialog. This can be used for some common dialog behaviors, taking care of selecting flags, theme, and other options for you. The same effect can be achieve by manually setting Dialog and Window attributes yourself. Calling this after the fragment's Dialog is created will have no effect.

Parameters
style Selects a standard style: may be STYLE_NORMAL, STYLE_NO_TITLE, STYLE_NO_FRAME, or STYLE_NO_INPUT.
theme Optional custom theme. If 0, an appropriate theme (based on the style) will be selected for you.

public void show (FragmentManager manager, String tag)

Display the dialog, adding the fragment to the given FragmentManager. This is a convenience for explicitly creating a transaction, adding the fragment to it with the given tag, and committing it. This does not add the transaction to the back stack. When the fragment is dismissed, a new transaction will be executed to remove it from the activity.

Parameters
manager The FragmentManager this fragment will be added to.
tag The tag for this fragment, as per FragmentTransaction.add.

public int show (FragmentTransaction transaction, String tag)

Display the dialog, adding the fragment using an existing transaction and then committing the transaction.

Parameters
transaction An existing transaction in which to add the fragment.
tag The tag for this fragment, as per FragmentTransaction.add.
Returns
int Returns the identifier of the committed transaction, as per FragmentTransaction.commit().