Monday, May 25, 2015

How to add a border around RelativeLayout in Android

activity_main.xml

<RelativeLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:id="@+id/rl"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:padding="16dp"
    tools:context=".MainActivity"
    android:background="@drawable/relative_layout_background"
    >
</RelativeLayout>
res/drawable/relative_layout_background.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<selector xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
    <item>
        <shape android:shape="rectangle">
            <!-- solid background -->
            <solid android:color="#ffddff27"/>
            <!-- draw a border around rectangle shape-->
            <stroke
                android:color="#ffff2ffd"
                android:width="4dp"
                />
        </shape>
    </item>
</selector>
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