amithgc amithgc - 3 months ago 21
Android Question

TextView Marquee not working

I have tried to use marquee and its not working
here is my code, please let me know where im going wrong

<TextView
android:text="lunch 20.00 | Dinner 60.00 | Travel 60.00 | Doctor 5000.00 | lunch 20.00 | Dinner 60.00 | Travel 60.00 | Doctor 5000.00"
android:id="@+id/TextView02"
android:layout_width="200dip"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:marqueeRepeatLimit="marquee_forever"
android:ellipsize="marquee"
android:singleLine="true"
android:focusable="true"
android:inputType="text"
android:maxLines="1">
</TextView>


i am using android SDK 2.0.1

Answer

working now :) Code attached below

<TextView
    android:text="START | lunch 20.00 | Dinner 60.00 | Travel 60.00 | Doctor 5000.00 | lunch 20.00 | Dinner 60.00 | Travel 60.00 | Doctor 5000.00 | END"
    android:id="@+id/MarqueeText" 
    android:layout_width="fill_parent"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content" 
    android:singleLine="true"
    android:ellipsize="marquee" 
    android:marqueeRepeatLimit="marquee_forever"
    android:scrollHorizontally="true" 
    android:paddingLeft="15dip" 
    android:paddingRight="15dip" 
    android:focusable="true" 
    android:focusableInTouchMode="true" 
    android:freezesText="true">

Edit (on behalf of Adil Hussain):

textView.setSelected(true) needs to be set in code behind for this to work.