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android – EditText, inputType values (xml)

Posted by: admin March 11, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

Where can I find the values that InputType can has?

I’m aware of http://developer.android.com/reference/android/text/InputType.html, but how should the values look like in layout xml files?

How to&Answers:

You can use the properties tab in eclipse to set various values.

here are all the possible values

  • none
  • text
  • textCapCharacters
  • textCapWords
  • textCapSentences
  • textAutoCorrect
  • textAutoComplete
  • textMultiLine
  • textImeMultiLine
  • textNoSuggestions
  • textUri
  • textEmailAddress
  • textEmailSubject
  • textShortMessage
  • textLongMessage
  • textPersonName
  • textPostalAddress
  • textPassword
  • textVisiblePassword
  • textWebEditText
  • textFilter
  • textPhonetic
  • textWebEmailAddress
  • textWebPassword
  • number
  • numberSigned
  • numberDecimal
  • numberPassword
  • phone
  • datetime
  • date
  • time

Check here for explanations: http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/TextView.html#attr_android:inputType

Answer:

Supplemental answer

Here is how the standard keyboard behaves for each of these input types.

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See this answer for more details.

Answer:

android:inputMethod

is deprecated, instead use inputType :

 android:inputType="numberPassword"