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ViewSwitcher

public class ViewSwitcher
extends ViewAnimator

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.view.View
     ↳ android.view.ViewGroup
       ↳ android.widget.FrameLayout
         ↳ android.widget.ViewAnimator
           ↳ android.widget.ViewSwitcher
Known Direct Subclasses


ViewAnimator that switches between two views, and has a factory from which these views are created. You can either use the factory to create the views, or add them yourself. A ViewSwitcher can only have two child views, of which only one is shown at a time.

Summary

Nested classes

interface ViewSwitcher.ViewFactory

Creates views in a ViewSwitcher. 

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

ViewSwitcher(Context context)

Creates a new empty ViewSwitcher.

ViewSwitcher(Context context, AttributeSet attrs)

Creates a new empty ViewSwitcher for the given context and with the specified set attributes.

Public methods

void addView(View child, int index, ViewGroup.LayoutParams params)

Adds a child view with the specified layout parameters.

CharSequence getAccessibilityClassName()

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

View getNextView()

Returns the next view to be displayed.

void reset()

Reset the ViewSwitcher to hide all of the existing views and to make it think that the first time animation has not yet played.

void setFactory(ViewSwitcher.ViewFactory factory)

Sets the factory used to create the two views between which the ViewSwitcher will flip.

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

Public constructors

ViewSwitcher

Added in API level 1
ViewSwitcher (Context context)

Creates a new empty ViewSwitcher.

Parameters
context Context: the application's environment

ViewSwitcher

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

Creates a new empty ViewSwitcher for the given context and with the specified set attributes.

Parameters
context Context: the application environment
attrs AttributeSet: a collection of attributes

Public methods

addView

Added in API level 1
void addView (View child, 
                int index, 
                ViewGroup.LayoutParams params)

Adds a child view with the specified layout parameters.

Note: do not invoke this method from draw(android.graphics.Canvas), onDraw(android.graphics.Canvas), dispatchDraw(android.graphics.Canvas) or any related method.

Parameters
child View: the child view to add
index int: the position at which to add the child or -1 to add last
params ViewGroup.LayoutParams: the layout parameters to set on the child
Throws
IllegalStateException if this switcher already contains two children

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

getNextView

Added in API level 1
View getNextView ()

Returns the next view to be displayed.

Returns
View the view that will be displayed after the next views flip.

reset

Added in API level 1
void reset ()

Reset the ViewSwitcher to hide all of the existing views and to make it think that the first time animation has not yet played.

setFactory

Added in API level 1
void setFactory (ViewSwitcher.ViewFactory factory)

Sets the factory used to create the two views between which the ViewSwitcher will flip. Instead of using a factory, you can call addView(android.view.View, int, android.view.ViewGroup.LayoutParams) twice.

Parameters
factory ViewSwitcher.ViewFactory: the view factory used to generate the switcher's content
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