Android APIs
public class

AdapterViewFlipper

extends AdapterViewAnimator
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.view.View
     ↳ android.view.ViewGroup
       ↳ android.widget.AdapterView<android.widget.Adapter>
         ↳ android.widget.AdapterViewAnimator
           ↳ android.widget.AdapterViewFlipper

Class Overview

Simple ViewAnimator that will animate between two or more views that have been added to it. Only one child is shown at a time. If requested, can automatically flip between each child at a regular interval.

Summary

XML Attributes
Attribute Name Related Method Description
android:autoStart When true, automatically start animating

Must be a boolean value, either "true" or "false". 

android:flipInterval setFlipInterval(int)  
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Inherited XML Attributes
From class android.widget.AdapterViewAnimator
From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View
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Inherited Constants
From class android.widget.AdapterView
From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View
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Inherited Fields
From class android.view.View
Public Constructors
AdapterViewFlipper(Context context)
AdapterViewFlipper(Context context, AttributeSet attrs)
AdapterViewFlipper(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr)
AdapterViewFlipper(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr, int defStyleRes)
Public Methods
void fyiWillBeAdvancedByHostKThx()
Called by an AppWidgetHost to indicate that it will be automatically advancing the views of this AdapterViewFlipper by calling advance() at some point in the future.
CharSequence getAccessibilityClassName()
Return the class name of this object to be used for accessibility purposes.
int getFlipInterval()
Returns the flip interval, in milliseconds.
boolean isAutoStart()
Returns true if this view automatically calls startFlipping() when it becomes attached to a window.
boolean isFlipping()
Returns true if the child views are flipping.
void setAdapter(Adapter adapter)
Sets the adapter that provides the data and the views to represent the data in this widget.
void setAutoStart(boolean autoStart)
Set if this view automatically calls startFlipping() when it becomes attached to a window.
void setFlipInterval(int flipInterval)
How long to wait before flipping to the next view.
void showNext()
Manually shows the next child.
void showPrevious()
Manually shows the previous child.
void startFlipping()
Start a timer to cycle through child views
void stopFlipping()
No more flips
Protected Methods
void onAttachedToWindow()
This is called when the view is attached to a window.
void onDetachedFromWindow()
This is called when the view is detached from a window.
void onWindowVisibilityChanged(int visibility)
Called when the window containing has change its visibility (between GONE, INVISIBLE, and VISIBLE).
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Inherited Methods
From class android.widget.AdapterViewAnimator
From class android.widget.AdapterView
From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.widget.Advanceable
From interface android.view.ViewParent
From interface android.view.ViewManager
From interface android.graphics.drawable.Drawable.Callback
From interface android.view.KeyEvent.Callback
From interface android.view.accessibility.AccessibilityEventSource

XML Attributes

android:autoStart

When true, automatically start animating

Must be a boolean value, either "true" or "false".

This may also be a reference to a resource (in the form "@[package:]type:name") or theme attribute (in the form "?[package:][type:]name") containing a value of this type.

This corresponds to the global attribute resource symbol autoStart.

Related Methods

android:flipInterval

Related Methods

Public Constructors

public AdapterViewFlipper (Context context)

Added in API level 11

Parameters
context Context

public AdapterViewFlipper (Context context, AttributeSet attrs)

Added in API level 11

Parameters
context Context
attrs AttributeSet

public AdapterViewFlipper (Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr)

Added in API level 21

Parameters
context Context
attrs AttributeSet
defStyleAttr int

public AdapterViewFlipper (Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr, int defStyleRes)

Added in API level 21

Parameters
context Context
attrs AttributeSet
defStyleAttr int
defStyleRes int

Public Methods

public void fyiWillBeAdvancedByHostKThx ()

Added in API level 11

Called by an AppWidgetHost to indicate that it will be automatically advancing the views of this AdapterViewFlipper by calling advance() at some point in the future. This allows AdapterViewFlipper to prepare by no longer Advancing its children.

public CharSequence getAccessibilityClassName ()

Added in API level 23

Return the class name of this object to be used for accessibility purposes. Subclasses should only override this if they are implementing something that should be seen as a completely new class of view when used by accessibility, unrelated to the class it is deriving from. This is used to fill in AccessibilityNodeInfo.setClassName.

Returns
CharSequence

public int getFlipInterval ()

Added in API level 16

Returns the flip interval, in milliseconds.

Related XML Attributes:

Returns
int the flip interval in milliseconds

public boolean isAutoStart ()

Added in API level 11

Returns true if this view automatically calls startFlipping() when it becomes attached to a window.

Returns
boolean

public boolean isFlipping ()

Added in API level 11

Returns true if the child views are flipping.

Returns
boolean

public void setAdapter (Adapter adapter)

Added in API level 11

Sets the adapter that provides the data and the views to represent the data in this widget.

Parameters
adapter Adapter: The adapter to use to create this view's content.

public void setAutoStart (boolean autoStart)

Added in API level 11

Set if this view automatically calls startFlipping() when it becomes attached to a window.

Parameters
autoStart boolean

public void setFlipInterval (int flipInterval)

Added in API level 11

How long to wait before flipping to the next view.

Related XML Attributes:

Parameters
flipInterval int: flip interval in milliseconds

See also:

public void showNext ()

Added in API level 11

Manually shows the next child.

public void showPrevious ()

Added in API level 11

Manually shows the previous child.

public void startFlipping ()

Added in API level 11

Start a timer to cycle through child views

public void stopFlipping ()

Added in API level 11

No more flips

Protected Methods

protected void onAttachedToWindow ()

Added in API level 11

This is called when the view is attached to a window. At this point it has a Surface and will start drawing. Note that this function is guaranteed to be called before onDraw(android.graphics.Canvas), however it may be called any time before the first onDraw -- including before or after onMeasure(int, int).

protected void onDetachedFromWindow ()

Added in API level 11

This is called when the view is detached from a window. At this point it no longer has a surface for drawing.

protected void onWindowVisibilityChanged (int visibility)

Added in API level 11

Called when the window containing has change its visibility (between GONE, INVISIBLE, and VISIBLE). Note that this tells you whether or not your window is being made visible to the window manager; this does not tell you whether or not your window is obscured by other windows on the screen, even if it is itself visible.

Parameters
visibility int: The new visibility of the window.