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TabLayout.Tab

public static class TabLayout.Tab
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ com.google.android.material.tabs.TabLayout.Tab


A tab in this layout. Instances can be created via newTab().

Summary

Constants

int INVALID_POSITION

An invalid position for a tab.

Fields

public TabLayout parent

public TabLayout.TabView view

Public constructors

TabLayout.Tab()

Public methods

CharSequence getContentDescription()

Gets a brief description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.

View getCustomView()

Returns the custom view used for this tab.

Drawable getIcon()

Return the icon associated with this tab.

int getPosition()

Return the current position of this tab in the action bar.

Object getTag()
CharSequence getText()

Return the text of this tab.

boolean isSelected()

Returns true if this tab is currently selected.

void select()

Select this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setContentDescription(int resId)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.

TabLayout.Tab setContentDescription(CharSequence contentDesc)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.

TabLayout.Tab setCustomView(int resId)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setCustomView(View view)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setIcon(Drawable icon)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setIcon(int resId)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setTag(Object tag)

Give this Tab an arbitrary object to hold for later use.

TabLayout.Tab setText(int resId)

Set the text displayed on this tab.

TabLayout.Tab setText(CharSequence text)

Set the text displayed on this tab.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Constants

INVALID_POSITION

int INVALID_POSITION

An invalid position for a tab.

See also:

Constant Value: -1 (0xffffffff)

Fields

parent

TabLayout parent

view

TabLayout.TabView view

Public constructors

TabLayout.Tab

TabLayout.Tab ()

Public methods

getContentDescription

CharSequence getContentDescription ()

Gets a brief description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support.

Returns
CharSequence Description of this tab's content

getCustomView

View getCustomView ()

Returns the custom view used for this tab.

Returns
View

getIcon

Drawable getIcon ()

Return the icon associated with this tab.

Returns
Drawable The tab's icon

getPosition

int getPosition ()

Return the current position of this tab in the action bar.

Returns
int Current position, or INVALID_POSITION if this tab is not currently in the action bar.

getTag

Object getTag ()

Returns
Object This Tab's tag object.

getText

CharSequence getText ()

Return the text of this tab.

Returns
CharSequence The tab's text

isSelected

boolean isSelected ()

Returns true if this tab is currently selected.

Returns
boolean

select

void select ()

Select this tab. Only valid if the tab has been added to the action bar.

setContentDescription

TabLayout.Tab setContentDescription (int resId)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support. If no content description is provided the title will be used.

Parameters
resId int: A resource ID referring to the description text

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setContentDescription

TabLayout.Tab setContentDescription (CharSequence contentDesc)

Set a description of this tab's content for use in accessibility support. If no content description is provided the title will be used.

Parameters
contentDesc CharSequence: Description of this tab's content

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setCustomView

TabLayout.Tab setCustomView (int resId)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab.

If the inflated layout contains a TextView with an ID of text1 then that will be updated with the value given to setText(CharSequence). Similarly, if this layout contains an ImageView with ID icon then it will be updated with the value given to setIcon(Drawable).

Parameters
resId int: A layout resource to inflate and use as a custom tab view

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setCustomView

TabLayout.Tab setCustomView (View view)

Set a custom view to be used for this tab.

If the provided view contains a TextView with an ID of text1 then that will be updated with the value given to setText(CharSequence). Similarly, if this layout contains an ImageView with ID icon then it will be updated with the value given to setIcon(Drawable).

Parameters
view View: Custom view to be used as a tab.

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setIcon

TabLayout.Tab setIcon (Drawable icon)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

Parameters
icon Drawable: The drawable to use as an icon

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setIcon

TabLayout.Tab setIcon (int resId)

Set the icon displayed on this tab.

Parameters
resId int: A resource ID referring to the icon that should be displayed

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setTag

TabLayout.Tab setTag (Object tag)

Give this Tab an arbitrary object to hold for later use.

Parameters
tag Object: Object to store

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setText

TabLayout.Tab setText (int resId)

Set the text displayed on this tab. Text may be truncated if there is not room to display the entire string.

Parameters
resId int: A resource ID referring to the text that should be displayed

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining

setText

TabLayout.Tab setText (CharSequence text)

Set the text displayed on this tab. Text may be truncated if there is not room to display the entire string.

Parameters
text CharSequence: The text to display

Returns
TabLayout.Tab The current instance for call chaining