Android Question Open Menu at X,Y ?

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  1. abhishek007p

    abhishek007p Active Member Licensed User

    Is it possible to open the menu at a given x, y location? currently when i use Activity.OpenMenu it opens at bottom of the activity. i have a custom actionbar so want it to appear near the button pressed.

  2. walterf25

    walterf25 Well-Known Member Licensed User

    There are a few libraries that will allow you to do that, here is one, i'm not sure if it works with the latest android version but you can give it a try

    Good luck!
  3. Phil Ware

    Phil Ware New Member Licensed User

    I would also like to implement something similiar. Whist I agree I can use an additional library, it seems a waste given that the exisiting menu forfills my needs perfectly. All the pop up menus i've experimented with don't look as good and just add bloat/complexity to a project. Given that the "activity.openmenu" function opens at the top right of the screen when using the standard actionbar, it surely can't be hard to allow the same location when using a custom bar?

    Ideally it would be great if we could specify an X,Y loaction to open at, but failing that even a "TopRight", or "BottomCentered" type option would be great. It surely would also be a really simple implementation?