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Compatibility Issues? ActionBarActivity deprecated in favor of the new AppCompatActivity

Will older devices have issues with the new AppCompatActivity? What is the minimum API Level supported by the new AppCompatActivity?...

Adding toolbar to activity causes NoClassDefFoundError

I'm Trying to add a toolbar to an activity. But I'm getting this error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivityDelegateBase$2 at android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivityDelegateBase.ensureSubDecor(ActionBarActivityDelegateBase.java:304) at android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivityDelegateBase.setContentView(ActionBarActivityDelegateBase.java:225) at android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity.setContentView(ActionBarActivity.java:102) at...

Android: Button in Actionbar is not showing

I am extending the ActionBarActivity and use fragments in this activity. But the actionbar does not show any button. Here is my code (inside the fragment): @Override public void onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu, MenuInflater inflater) { // TODO Auto-generated method stub inflater.inflate(R.menu.menu_for_edit_fragments, menu); super.onCreateOptionsMenu(menu, inflater); } And here is the menu_for_edit_fragments.xml: <?xml...

setTitle method of ActionBarActivity not working after app recreation

My class extends ActionBarActivity from the android.support.v7.app package. I witnessed the following effect: The setTitle() method works fine all the time. But when the app was put in the background, removed from the processes (tested with developer settings -> restrict background processes) and recreated, the Activity is recreated fine but...

How to Resolve Action Bar Activity?

I am developing an app in Android Studio version In which I use minsdk 15 and I what to use GoogleMap but When i am adding compile 'com.google.android.gms:play-services:7.3.0' or compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:22.1.1' in build.gradle. Then ActionBarActivity shows an error android.support.v7.app.actionbaractivity is deprecated. I searched and found some suggestions to use...

Add image to left side of action bar ?

I need add a image in between navigation button and drop-down in action-bar.How can I do this? ...

I keep getting an error in android studio

The error is android.support.v7.ActionBarActivity is deprecated. Does anyone know if it affects my game or how to fix it? Thank in advance.

How add a single menu item left to the toolbar in android?

I simply want a back button in left side of toolbar.But when i added with following code ,appear in right side of toolbar.how can i change to it to left side? my code <menu xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto" xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools" tools:context="com.me.myapp.activities.Timer"> <item android:id="@+id/backButton" android:title="Back Button" android:icon="@mipmap/back_icon" app:showAsAction="ifRoom"></item> </menu> ...

does getSupportActionBar().hide() surport android 4.0 and below?

I hid my actionbar in my android app with the following code ActionBar actionBar = getSupportActionBar(); actionBar.hide(); I wish to know if this will hide the action bar for android phones with android 4.0 and below. Thanks...

Hide tittle bar in ActionBarActivity using java code [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: android.util.AndroidRuntimeException: requestFeature() must be called before adding content 5 answers how to hide title bar from Android ActionBarActivity I have tried everything but did not get success. getting that Exception : java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to start activity ComponentInfo{com.dan.msdashboard/com.dan.msdashboard.FirstActivity}: android.util.AndroidRuntimeException: requestFeature() must be called...

Android Studio: ActionBarActivity becomes deprecated when adding a dependency?

I'm somewhat of a newbie so do excuse me if this is really basic. Anyway, in an attempt to add a Floating Action Button (FAB) to my layout, I decided to add a dependency to a library, like this: dependencies { compile fileTree(dir: 'libs', include: ['*.jar']) compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:22.1.1' compile 'com.oguzdev:CircularFloatingActionMenu:1.0.2...

onListItemClick is not being called. I am not sure why

Here is my Activity:I am trying to call "onListItemClicked" But it is only supported by ListActivity? I want to use ActionBarActivity because I want a bar with "Logout" and "Update". With ListActivity it won't show. Any idea of what I'm doing wrong? package com.example.test.test; import android.content.Intent; import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity; import android.os.Bundle;...

Remove title from action bar activity

I know how to remove the title in action bar activity from the code, but is it possible to remove the title from the xml file?

Action bar buttons only showing in the overflow

I tried to add buttons with icons to the Action Bar so I followed the info on the android developer page. However despite having assigned icons, the buttons will only be displayed in the overflow and not on the bar itself. I want the buttons to appear on the bar...

Button in ActionBar setting visibility?

I have 3 Fragments, and in Fragment3 I want display an icon in my ActionBar, this is works fine but when I do back to other fragments like Fragment1 and Fragment2 the icon stay visible(true) I tried add item.setVisible(false) in onPause of Fragment, but doesn't works and the icon stay...

update listView from ActionBarActivity

My MainActivity, which extends ActionBarActivity, has a ListView, which I want to reload using notifyDataSetChanged(), but I do not know how to do this. My code so far: public class MainActivity extends ActionBarActivity { private JournalEntryDataSource datasource; private ListView listView = null; @Override public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);...

I can't use ListView when I am extending my class to ActionBarActivity. I can only access ListView when I extend to ListActivity. Any

My activity: it is showing me two errors "Required: android.widget.ListView" I imported the ListView widget already to my Activity so I dont understand what's the issue. package com.example.test.test; import android.content.Intent; import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.Menu; import android.view.MenuItem; import android.widget.ListView; import com.parse.FindCallback; import com.parse.Parse; import com.parse.ParseException; import com.parse.ParseObject; import com.parse.ParseQuery;...

Android onOptionsItemSelected method of Fragment doesn't get called

there are many questions about the topic but i can't figure out my problem. I have a menu declared in my MainActivity(ActionBarActivity). Now i want to work with MenuItem in onOptionsItemSelected of a Fragment class. Here is my MainActivity methods @Override public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) { getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.menu_main, menu); return super.onCreateOptionsMenu(menu);...

Fragment code not being run when fragment is displayed on screen

I have started creating fragments in my app which are inflated using a side menu. The problem is none of the fragments, 1 of which is as it was when it was automatically generated using the android studio template, appear to be executing any code. This is probably a case...

Back navigation with Fragments / Toolbar

I'm scratching my head with this one now.... I have an ActionBarActivity that loads an initial Fragment - the original menu is inflated within the activity. Now, I have a navigation bar that, when an item is selected, loads a different fragment and adds this to the backstack. When I...