Nik Nik - 1 month ago 5
Android Question

Place TextView at right of other one and make it always visible

It is easy to place one TextView at right of another TextView but when width on base TextView more than screen size right TextView became not visible.

My XML layout:

<LinearLayout
xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="match_parent">

<TextView
android:id="@+id/messages"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:lines="1"
android:text="Messages" />

<TextView
android:id="@+id/counter"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:layout_marginLeft="5dp"
android:background="@drawable/bg_white_r30p0pl10"
android:drawableRight="@drawable/arrow_orange"
android:text="800" />

</LinearLayout>


How to make right TextView screen even if base TextView width is huge?

UPD:

In other words I need:

If first TextView is short:

|[ShotrTextView][TextView] |


If first TextView is long:

|[LooooooongTextVi...][TextView]|

Nik Nik
Answer

The solution is TableLayout usage with shrinkColumns = 0

<TableLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="match_parent"
android:shrinkColumns="0" >

<TableRow
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content" >




    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/messages"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:lines="1"
        android:text="Messages" />

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/counter"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginLeft="5dp"
        android:background="@drawable/bg_white_r30p0pl10"
        android:drawableRight="@drawable/arrow_orange"
        android:text="800" />


</TableRow>

</TableLayout>