Monday, August 17, 2015

How to get text from EditText 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="10dp"
    tools:context=".MainActivity"
    android:background="#c6cabd"
    >
    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/tv"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:textSize="17dp"
        android:textColor="#ff0e13"
        />
    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/et"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_below="@id/tv"
        android:hint="Input your country"
        />
    <Button
        android:id="@+id/btn"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:text="Get EditText Text"
        android:layout_below="@id/et"
        />
</RelativeLayout>
MainActivity.java

package com.cfsuman.me.androidcodesnippets;

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.EditText;
import android.widget.TextView;


public class MainActivity extends Activity {

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

        // Get the widgets reference from XML layout
        Button btn = (Button) findViewById(R.id.btn);
        final TextView tv = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.tv);
        final EditText et = (EditText) findViewById(R.id.et);

        btn.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                // Get the inputted text from EditText
                /*
                    getText()
                        Return the text the TextView is displaying.
                 */
                String country = et.getText().toString();
                tv.setText("Your inputted country is : " + country);
            }
        });
 }
}


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