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Custom SimpleCursor adapter BindView calls

I wanted to know if there is a way to make the BindView work only once per item? Are items that we scroll away from the screen getting destroyed? and when they come back we must run bindview again? The reason is I got my adapter to Download an image...

Getting android Sqlite syntax error running in api 14

I have sequence of database adapter, which dumps default values in to the tables. It works fine on the devices running on API level 19 to 21. When I tried it in API 14. I'm getting the syntax error. I/SqliteDatabaseCpp﹕ sqlite returned: error code = 1, msg = near ",":...

App crashes due to java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: column '_id' does not exist

I am making an app with populating a listview from database. But whenever I run it, app crashes dueto java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: column '_id' does not exist. First I didn't have a field ID. Then I did some googling and found that I have to add _id when using SimpleCursorAdapter .But still...

Android SimpleCursorAdapter and CursorLoader

I have a android list layout. Basically it will list user's info on the screen. Please help me explain how the listView set the data. How the SimpleCursorAdapter links with Loader Here's code : public class ChatList extends ListActivity implements LoaderManager.LoaderCallbacks<Cursor>{ private SimpleCursorAdapter adapter; private final int Adapter_AccountName = 1;...

How can I reference a cursor

I wish to use a CursorLoader in my application but I don't want to use the returned cursor with a SimpleCursorAdapter. I just want to get a reference of the cursor returned from onLoadFinished() Here is some code public class MainActivity extends Activity implements LoaderManager.LoaderCallbacks<Cursor> { @Override public void onCreate(Bundle...

android getTag error

Can someone explain why this is crashing? I am doing it the exact same way twice. My logcat says its the int FN line so if I comment out the int FN line, it will continue on. But I need to get both tags, not just one. I set my...

How to set background color through SimpleCursorAdapter

Here is my code: private void fillData() { Cursor notesCursor = mDbHelper.fetchAllNotes(); startManagingCursor(notesCursor); String[] from = new String[]{NotesDbAdapter.KEY_TITLE, NotesDbAdapter.KEY_COLOR}; int[] to = new int[]{R.id.text1, R.id.text2}; SimpleCursorAdapter notes = new SimpleCursorAdapter( this, R.layout.note_row, notesCursor, from, to); setListAdapter(notes); } Which produces the following ListView: http://i.stack.imgur.com/7W1xa.jpg What I want is to take "R.id.text2"...

SimpleCursorAdapter - set 2 columns to 1 view

I have a SQLite Datebase from which I am displaying data in ListView by SimpleCursorAdapter. I have 2 columns but I want to displey them in 1 TextView. How can I do that? Thanks

java.lang.illegalArgumentException getting displayed Un-expectedly

I am trying to display list view of all my sub tasks by fetching them from database. I am getting an illegal argument exception. But I am surprised because I am querying a different table and the exception displays some other tables column does not exist. Can any one of...

Contantly updating textview in a custom cursor adapter

I have a TimelineViewActivity class, contains a listView TimelineFeedsCursorAdapter class, extends the CursorAdapter Here, in this adapter class I am fetching the rows from SQLite db and populating the list. Now in each list item there is a time specifying when was the timeline feed created i.e. 2 hours ago...

StaleDataException:Attempted to access a cursor after it has been closed

In my application, I'm using SimpleCursorAdapter to update Listviews. This SimpleCursorAdapter takes data from Cursor object. Here when I close cursor in onCreate method then it's throwing StaleDataException:Attempted to access a cursor after it has been closed. but when I removed this close method on cursor then it didn't happen...

Android's simple cursor adapter and multiple row layouts

I've been dabbling with android here and there for the past few months (mostly just tutorials). I've been working on a texting app (for myself) in my free time to learn, and I've succeeded in getting a different layout for each row, but it doesn't work as I'd intended. Each...