Android APIs
public static abstract class

ActionBar.Tab

extends Object
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.support.v7.app.ActionBar.Tab

This class is deprecated.
Action bar navigation modes are deprecated and not supported by inline toolbar action bars. Consider using other common navigation patterns instead.

Class Overview

A tab in the action bar.

Tabs manage the hiding and showing of Fragments.

Summary

Constants
int INVALID_POSITION An invalid position for a tab.
Public Constructors
ActionBar.Tab()
Public Methods
abstract CharSequence getContentDescription()
Gets a brief description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.
abstract View getCustomView()
Retrieve a previously set custom view for this tab.
abstract Drawable getIcon()
Return the icon associated with this tab.
abstract int getPosition()
Return the current position of this tab in the action bar.
abstract Object getTag()
abstract CharSequence getText()
Return the text of this tab.
abstract void select()
Select this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setContentDescription(int resId)
Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setContentDescription(CharSequence contentDesc)
Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setCustomView(int layoutResId)
Set a custom view to be used for this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setCustomView(View view)
Set a custom view to be used for this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setIcon(Drawable icon)
Set the icon displayed on this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setIcon(int resId)
Set the icon displayed on this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setTabListener(ActionBar.TabListener listener)
Set the ActionBar.TabListener that will handle switching to and from this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setTag(Object obj)
Give this Tab an arbitrary object to hold for later use.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setText(int resId)
Set the text displayed on this tab.
abstract ActionBar.Tab setText(CharSequence text)
Set the text displayed on this tab.
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Inherited Methods
From class java.lang.Object

Constants

public static final int INVALID_POSITION

An invalid position for a tab.

See also:

Constant Value: -1 (0xffffffff)

Public Constructors

public ActionBar.Tab ()

Public Methods

public abstract CharSequence getContentDescription ()

Gets a brief description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.

Returns
CharSequence Description of this tab's content

public abstract View getCustomView ()

Retrieve a previously set custom view for this tab.

Returns
View The custom view set by setCustomView(View).

public abstract Drawable getIcon ()

Return the icon associated with this tab.

Returns
Drawable The tab's icon

public abstract int getPosition ()

Return the current position of this tab in the action bar.

Returns
int Current position, or INVALID_POSITION if this tab is not currently in the action bar.

public abstract Object getTag ()

Returns
Object This Tab's tag object.

public abstract CharSequence getText ()

Return the text of this tab.

Returns
CharSequence The tab's text

public abstract void select ()

Select this tab. Only valid if the tab has been added to the action bar.

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setContentDescription (int resId)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support. If no content description is provided the title will be used.

Parameters
resId int: A resource ID referring to the description text
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setContentDescription (CharSequence contentDesc)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support. If no content description is provided the title will be used.

Parameters
contentDesc CharSequence: Description of this tab's content
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setCustomView (int layoutResId)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab. This overrides values set by setText(CharSequence) and setIcon(Drawable).

Parameters
layoutResId int: A layout resource to inflate and use as a custom tab view
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setCustomView (View view)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab. This overrides values set by setText(CharSequence) and setIcon(Drawable).

Parameters
view View: Custom view to be used as a tab.
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setIcon (Drawable icon)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

Parameters
icon Drawable: The drawable to use as an icon
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setIcon (int resId)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

Parameters
resId int: Resource ID referring to the drawable to use as an icon
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setTabListener (ActionBar.TabListener listener)

Set the ActionBar.TabListener that will handle switching to and from this tab. All tabs must have a TabListener set before being added to the ActionBar.

Parameters
listener ActionBar.TabListener: Listener to handle tab selection events
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setTag (Object obj)

Give this Tab an arbitrary object to hold for later use.

Parameters
obj Object: Object to store
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setText (int resId)

Set the text displayed on this tab. Text may be truncated if there is not room to display the entire string.

Parameters
resId int: A resource ID referring to the text that should be displayed
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining

public abstract ActionBar.Tab setText (CharSequence text)

Set the text displayed on this tab. Text may be truncated if there is not room to display the entire string.

Parameters
text CharSequence: The text to display
Returns
ActionBar.Tab The current instance for call chaining