Autocompletetextview, Subclass Of Edittext Alongside Auto-Complete Function

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AutoCompleteTextView is a subclass of EditText that shows completion suggestions automatically spell the user is typing.


To implement AutoCompleteTextView inwards your app:

Add the AutoCompleteTextView to your layout:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"     xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"     android:layout_width="match_parent"     android:layout_height="match_parent"     android:layout_margin="20dp"     android:orientation="vertical"     tools:context="com.blogspot.android_er.androidedittextchanged.MainActivity">      <TextView         android:id="@+id/title"         android:layout_width="wrap_content"         android:layout_height="wrap_content"         android:layout_gravity="center_horizontal"         android:autoLink="web"         android:text="https://rootandroid.org//"         android:textStyle="bold"/>      <AutoCompleteTextView         android:id="@+id/autocompletetextview"         android:layout_width="fill_parent"         android:layout_height="wrap_content" />  </LinearLayout>   

Edit res/values/strings.xml to add together array that contains all text suggestions.

<resources>     <string name="app_name">AndroidEditTextChanged</string>     <string-array name="suggestion">         <item>January</item>         <item>February</item>         <item>March</item>         <item>April</item>         <item>May</item>         <item>June</item>         <item>July</item>         <item>August</item>         <item>September</item>         <item>October</item>         <item>November</item>         <item>December</item>     </string-array> </resources>  

Set adapter using the string array for the AutoCompleteTextView

package com.blogspot.android_er.androidedittextchanged;  import android.os.Bundle; import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity; import android.widget.ArrayAdapter; import android.widget.AutoCompleteTextView;  world cast MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {      AutoCompleteTextView autoCompleteTextView;      @Override     protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {         super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);         setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);         autoCompleteTextView =                 (AutoCompleteTextView)findViewById(R.id.autocompletetextview);          String[] proposition = getResources().getStringArray(R.array.suggestion);         ArrayAdapter<String> adapter =                 novel ArrayAdapter<String>(this,                         android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, suggestion);         autoCompleteTextView.setAdapter(adapter);      }  }