What is a TextView?

What is a TextView?

TextView is the user interface which displays the text message on the screen to the user. It is based on the layout size, style, and color, etc. TextView is used to set and display the text according to our specifications.

Which of the following is properties of TextView?

XML Attributes of TextView in Android

Attributes Description
android:height Use to set height of the Textview.
android:hint Use to show hint when there is no text.
android:inputType Use to set input type of the Textview. It can be Number, Password, Phone etc.
android:lines Use to set height of the Textview by number of lines.

What is Edittext?

Advertisements. A EditText is an overlay over TextView that configures itself to be editable. It is the predefined subclass of TextView that includes rich editing capabilities.

What is plain text in Android Studio?

Plaintext is nothing but the Edittext. It has changed the name in Android studio but if you check into Design view you will get to know that it still has name of Edittext only. Usages. Textview : should be used for uneditable text which user wants to read but not to manipulate. e.g. News, Articles, Blogs.

What is TextView and EditText?

EditText is used for user input. TextView is used to display text and is not editable by the user. TextView can be updated programatically at any time.

What is Ellipsize marquee?

If you want a horizontal scrollable text in your app, use android:ellipsize=”marquee” where a single line large text will be scrolling.

What is onCreate?

onCreate is used to start an activity. super is used to call the parent class constructor. setContentView is used to set the xml.

What is Viewbinding?

View binding is a feature that allows you to more easily write code that interacts with views. Once view binding is enabled in a module, it generates a binding class for each XML layout file present in that module.