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added in version 25.1.0
belongs to Maven artifact com.android.support:appcompat-v7:28.0.0-alpha1

AppCompatEditText

public class AppCompatEditText
extends EditText implements TintableBackgroundView

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.view.View
     ↳ android.widget.TextView
       ↳ android.widget.EditText
         ↳ android.support.v7.widget.AppCompatEditText
Known Direct Subclasses


A EditText which supports compatible features on older versions of the platform, including:

This will automatically be used when you use EditText in your layouts and the top-level activity / dialog is provided by appcompat. You should only need to manually use this class when writing custom views.

Summary

Inherited constants

From class android.widget.TextView
From class android.view.View

Inherited fields

From class android.view.View

Public constructors

AppCompatEditText(Context context)
AppCompatEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs)
AppCompatEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr)

Public methods

Editable getText()

Return the text that the view is displaying.

InputConnection onCreateInputConnection(EditorInfo outAttrs)
void setBackgroundDrawable(Drawable background)
void setBackgroundResource(int resId)
void setTextAppearance(Context context, int resId)

Protected methods

void drawableStateChanged()

Inherited methods

From class android.widget.EditText
From class android.widget.TextView
From class android.view.View
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.view.ViewTreeObserver.OnPreDrawListener
From interface android.graphics.drawable.Drawable.Callback
From interface android.view.KeyEvent.Callback
From interface android.view.accessibility.AccessibilityEventSource
From interface android.support.v4.view.TintableBackgroundView

Public constructors

AppCompatEditText

added in version 25.1.0
AppCompatEditText (Context context)

Parameters
context Context

AppCompatEditText

added in version 25.1.0
AppCompatEditText (Context context, 
                AttributeSet attrs)

Parameters
context Context

attrs AttributeSet

AppCompatEditText

added in version 25.1.0
AppCompatEditText (Context context, 
                AttributeSet attrs, 
                int defStyleAttr)

Parameters
context Context

attrs AttributeSet

defStyleAttr int

Public methods

getText

Editable getText ()

Return the text that the view is displaying. If an editable text has not been set yet, this will return null.

Returns
Editable

onCreateInputConnection

InputConnection onCreateInputConnection (EditorInfo outAttrs)

Parameters
outAttrs EditorInfo

Returns
InputConnection

setBackgroundDrawable

added in version 26.1.0
void setBackgroundDrawable (Drawable background)

Parameters
background Drawable

setBackgroundResource

void setBackgroundResource (int resId)

Parameters
resId int

setTextAppearance

added in version 26.1.0
void setTextAppearance (Context context, 
                int resId)

Parameters
context Context

resId int

Protected methods

drawableStateChanged

void drawableStateChanged ()