I'm getting a view from the XML with the code below:
Button view = (Button) LayoutInflater.from(this).inflate(R.layout.section_button, null);
Generally you can't change styles programmatically; you can set the look of a screen, or part of a layout, or individual button in your XML layout using themes or styles. Themes can, however, be applied programmatically.
There is also such a thing as a
StateListDrawable which lets you define different drawables for each state the your
Button can be in, whether focused, selected, pressed, disabled and so on.
For example, to get your button to change colour when it's pressed, you could define an XML file called
res/drawable/my_button.xml directory like this:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <selector xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"> <item android:state_pressed="true" android:drawable="@drawable/btn_pressed" /> <item android:state_pressed="false" android:drawable="@drawable/btn_normal" /> </selector>
You can then apply this selector to a
Button by setting the property