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ViewFlipper

public class ViewFlipper
extends ViewAnimator

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.view.View
     ↳ android.view.ViewGroup
       ↳ android.widget.FrameLayout
         ↳ android.widget.ViewAnimator
           ↳ android.widget.ViewFlipper


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

android:autoStart When true, automatically start animating

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

android:flipInterval  

Inherited XML attributes

From class android.widget.ViewAnimator
From class android.widget.FrameLayout
From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View

Inherited constants

From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View

Inherited fields

From class android.view.View

Public constructors

ViewFlipper(Context context)
ViewFlipper(Context context, AttributeSet attrs)

Public methods

CharSequence getAccessibilityClassName()

Return the class name of this object to be used for accessibility purposes.

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 setAutoStart(boolean autoStart)

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

void setFlipInterval(int milliseconds)

How long to wait before flipping to the next view

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).

Inherited methods

From class android.widget.ViewAnimator
From class android.widget.FrameLayout
From class android.view.ViewGroup
From class android.view.View
From class java.lang.Object
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.

android:flipInterval

Public constructors

ViewFlipper

Added in API level 1
ViewFlipper (Context context)

Parameters
context Context

ViewFlipper

Added in API level 1
ViewFlipper (Context context, 
                AttributeSet attrs)

Parameters
context Context
attrs AttributeSet

Public methods

getAccessibilityClassName

Added in API level 23
CharSequence getAccessibilityClassName ()

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

isAutoStart

Added in API level 7
boolean isAutoStart ()

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

Returns
boolean

isFlipping

Added in API level 1
boolean isFlipping ()

Returns true if the child views are flipping.

Returns
boolean

setAutoStart

Added in API level 7
void setAutoStart (boolean autoStart)

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

Parameters
autoStart boolean

setFlipInterval

Added in API level 1
void setFlipInterval (int milliseconds)

How long to wait before flipping to the next view

Parameters
milliseconds int: time in milliseconds

startFlipping

Added in API level 1
void startFlipping ()

Start a timer to cycle through child views

stopFlipping

Added in API level 1
void stopFlipping ()

No more flips

Protected methods

onAttachedToWindow

Added in API level 1
void onAttachedToWindow ()

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).

onDetachedFromWindow

Added in API level 1
void onDetachedFromWindow ()

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

onWindowVisibilityChanged

Added in API level 1
void onWindowVisibilityChanged (int visibility)

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.
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