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android – How To Set Text In An EditText

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Questions:

How can I set the text of an EditText?

How to&Answers:

If you check the docs for EditText, you’ll find a setText() method. It takes in a String and a TextView.BufferType. For example:

EditText editText = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.edit_text);
editText.setText("Google is your friend.", TextView.BufferType.EDITABLE);

It also inherits TextView‘s setText(CharSequence) and setText(int) methods, so you can set it just like a regular TextView:

editText.setText("Hello world!");
editText.setText(R.string.hello_world);

Answer:

String string="this is a text";
editText.setText(string)

I have found String to be a useful Indirect Subclass of CharSequence

http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/TextView.html find setText(CharSequence text)

http://developer.android.com/reference/java/lang/CharSequence.html

Answer:

String text = "Example";
EditText edtText = (EditText) findViewById(R.id.edtText);
edtText.setText(text);

Check it out EditText accept only String values if necessary convert it to string.

If int, double, long value, do:

String.value(value);

Answer:

Use +, the string concatenation operator:

 ed = (EditText) findViewById (R.id.box);
    int x = 10;
    ed.setText(""+x);

or use

String.valueOf(int):
ed.setText(String.valueOf(x));

or use

Integer.toString(int):
ed.setText(Integer.toString(x));

Answer:

You can set android:text="your text";

<EditText
    android:id="@+id/editTextName"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:text="@string/intro_name"/>

Answer:

This is the solution in Kotlin

val editText: EditText = findViewById(R.id.main_et_name)
    editText.setText("This is a text.")

Answer:

editTextObject.setText(CharSequence)

http://developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/TextView.html#setText(java.lang.CharSequence)

Answer:

You need to:

  1. Declare the EditText in the xml file
  2. Find the EditText in the activity
  3. Set the text in the EditText

Answer:

Solution in Android Java:

  1. Start your EditText, the ID is come to your xml id.

    EditText myText = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.my_text_id);
    
  2. in your OnCreate Method, just set the text by the name defined.

    String text = "here put the text that you want"
    
  3. use setText method from your editText.

    myText.setText(text); //variable from point 2