B4A Class CompactActionBarHelp

Discussion in 'Additional libraries, classes and official updates' started by stevel05, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. stevel05

    stevel05 Expert Licensed User

    I've started to add NJDude's CompactActionBar to one of my apps, the thing I find frustrating about actionbars in general is that, as good as the Icons are, I can never remember which Icon does what. Especially if it's an app I don't use daily.

    I've written a help class that allows the programmer to attach a short text string to each BarIcon item (via a Map), and by touching the Logo or an option added to the menu itself, it will then change modes and further presses on the icons will display the help string.

    NJDude has agreed that I can share this, so here it is.

    Dependencies additional to CompactActionBar:

    JavaObject library
    StringUtils Library
    Richstring Library


    The demo contains an example with CompactActionBar, Code required for the CompactactionBarHelp is commented with a {CABHELP} prefix.

    I hope you find it useful.

    V1.1 Corrected some help items
     

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    Last edited: Dec 2, 2013
  2. NJDude

    NJDude Expert Licensed User

    Very nice!!
     
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  3. LucaMs

    LucaMs Expert Licensed User

    Very nice if... I could see where is the class :)
     
  4. stevel05

    stevel05 Expert Licensed User

    Sorry, added again to first post.
     
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  5. LucaMs

    LucaMs Expert Licensed User

    :) Many thanks
     
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