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Switch : Material Design Tips

From google material design documentation.
On/off switches toggle the state of a single settings option. The option that the switch controls, as well as the state it’s in, should be made clear from the corresponding inline label. Switches take on the same visual properties of the radio button.
The on/off slide toggle with the text “on” and “off” included within the asset is deprecated. Use the switch shown here instead. How to add? I. In your build.gradle add latest appcompat library. dependencies { compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:X.X.X'// where X.X.X version} II. Make your activity extend android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity. publicclassMainActivityextendsAppCompatActivity{...} III. Declare your SwitchCompat inside any layout.xml file <android.support.v7.widget.SwitchCompatandroid:layout_width="wrap_content"android:layout_height="wrap_content"android:checked="true"/> SwitchCompat is a backward compatible version of the Switc…

Raised Button : Material Design Tips

From google material design documentation.
A typically rectangular material button that lifts and displays ink reactions on press. How to add? I. In your build.gradle add latest appcompat library. dependencies { compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:X.X.X'// where X.X.X version} II. Make your activity extend android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity. publicclassMainActivityextendsAppCompatActivity{...} III. Declare your Button inside any layout.xml file <Buttonandroid:layout_width="wrap_content"android:layout_height="wrap_content"android:text="Button"/> How to style?
I. Declare custom style in your styles.xml file.

Floating Labels : Material Design Tips

From google material design documentation. When the user engages with the text input field, the floating inline labels move to float above the field. How to add? I. In your build.gradle add latest appcompat and design libraries. dependencies { compile 'com.android.support:appcompat-v7:X.X.X'// where X.X.X version compile 'com.android.support:design:X.X.X'// where X.X.X version} II. Make your activity extend android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity. publicclassMainActivityextendsAppCompatActivity{...} III. Declare your EditText inside any layout.xml file and wrap it with TextInputLayout. <android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayoutandroid:layout_width="match_parent"android:layout_height="wrap_content"><EditTextandroid:layout_width="match_parent"android:layout_height="wrap_content"android:hint="@string/Title"/></android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayout>