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added in version 1.0.0
belongs to Maven artifact androidx.appcompat:appcompat:1.0.0

ActionMode.Callback

public static interface ActionMode.Callback

androidx.appcompat.view.ActionMode.Callback


Callback interface for action modes. Supplied to AppCompatDelegate.startSupportActionMode(Callback) (Callback)}, a Callback configures and handles events raised by a user's interaction with an action mode.

An action mode's lifecycle is as follows:

Summary

Public methods

abstract boolean onActionItemClicked(ActionMode mode, MenuItem item)

Called to report a user click on an action button.

abstract boolean onCreateActionMode(ActionMode mode, Menu menu)

Called when action mode is first created.

abstract void onDestroyActionMode(ActionMode mode)

Called when an action mode is about to be exited and destroyed.

abstract boolean onPrepareActionMode(ActionMode mode, Menu menu)

Called to refresh an action mode's action menu whenever it is invalidated.

Public methods

onActionItemClicked

added in version 1.0.0
public abstract boolean onActionItemClicked (ActionMode mode, 
                MenuItem item)

Called to report a user click on an action button.

Parameters
mode ActionMode: The current ActionMode

item MenuItem: The item that was clicked

Returns
boolean true if this callback handled the event, false if the standard MenuItem invocation should continue.

onCreateActionMode

added in version 1.0.0
public abstract boolean onCreateActionMode (ActionMode mode, 
                Menu menu)

Called when action mode is first created. The menu supplied will be used to generate action buttons for the action mode.

Parameters
mode ActionMode: ActionMode being created

menu Menu: Menu used to populate action buttons

Returns
boolean true if the action mode should be created, false if entering this mode should be aborted.

onDestroyActionMode

added in version 1.0.0
public abstract void onDestroyActionMode (ActionMode mode)

Called when an action mode is about to be exited and destroyed.

Parameters
mode ActionMode: The current ActionMode being destroyed

onPrepareActionMode

added in version 1.0.0
public abstract boolean onPrepareActionMode (ActionMode mode, 
                Menu menu)

Called to refresh an action mode's action menu whenever it is invalidated.

Parameters
mode ActionMode: ActionMode being prepared

menu Menu: Menu used to populate action buttons

Returns
boolean true if the menu or action mode was updated, false otherwise.