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added in API level 1

MenuInflater

public class MenuInflater
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.view.MenuInflater


This class is used to instantiate menu XML files into Menu objects.

For performance reasons, menu inflation relies heavily on pre-processing of XML files that is done at build time. Therefore, it is not currently possible to use MenuInflater with an XmlPullParser over a plain XML file at runtime; it only works with an XmlPullParser returned from a compiled resource (R. something file.)

Summary

Public constructors

MenuInflater(Context context)

Constructs a menu inflater.

Public methods

void inflate(int menuRes, Menu menu)

Inflate a menu hierarchy from the specified XML resource.

Inherited methods

Public constructors

added in API level 1
public MenuInflater (Context context)

Constructs a menu inflater.

Parameters
context Context

Public methods

inflate

added in API level 1
public void inflate (int menuRes, 
                Menu menu)

Inflate a menu hierarchy from the specified XML resource. Throws InflateException if there is an error.

Parameters
menuRes int: Resource ID for an XML layout resource to load (e.g., R.menu.main_activity)

menu Menu: The Menu to inflate into. The items and submenus will be added to this Menu.