Create Android TextInputLayout And Spinner

Let’s start,

Step 1: Open Visual Studio->New Project->Templates->Visual C#->Android->Blank app,Give the Project Name and Project Location.

 

Step 2: Go to Solution Explorer-> Project Name-> Components, right click to get more components, open new dialog box. This dialog box is required to search the design, add the Android Support Design Library Packages.

 

Step 3: Next to Add Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar, create styles.xml file. Go to Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->values, right click to Add-> New Item, open new dialog box. Select XML file and give the name for styles.xml,

 

Step 4: Create colors.xml file. Go to Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->values, right click to Add-> New Item, open new dialog box. Select XML file, give the name for colors.xml.

 

Step 5: Open Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->values->colors.xml. Click to open Design View and the code, given below,

 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> 
 <resources> 
 <color name="window_background">#8AA5B9</color> 
 </resources>

 

Step 6: Open Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->values->styles.xml. Click to open Design View and the code, given below,

 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> 
 <resources> 
 <style name="Theme.DesignDemo" parent="Base.Theme.DesignDemo"> 
 
 </style> 
 <style name="Base.Theme.DesignDemo" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar"> 
 <item name="colorPrimary">#2196F3</item> <item name="colorPrimaryDark">#1976D2</item> <item name="android:windowBackground">@color/window_background</item> 
 </style> 
 </resources> 

 

Step 7: Open Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->values->Strings.xml. Click to open Design View and the code, given below,

<string name="pro_Languages1">Type of Languages</string> 
<string-array name="pro_Languages"> 
 <item>C#</item> 
 <item>.Net</item> 
 <item>Java</item> 
 <item>C</item> 
 <item>C++</item> 
 <item>Swift</item> 
</string-array> 
</resources>

 

Step 8: Open Solution Explorer-> Project Name->Resources->layout ->Main.axml. Click to open Design View and the code, given below,

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> 
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
android:orientation="vertical"
android:layout_width="match_parent" 
android:layout_height="match_parent"> 
<LinearLayout
android:orientation="vertical" 
android:layout_marginTop="80dp"
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"> 
<android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayout 
android:layout_width="fill_parent" 
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:id="@+id/textuernameInputLayout"> 
<EditText
android:layout_width="match_parent" 
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:id="@+id/txtusername" 
android:hint="User Name" 
android:singleLine="true" />
</android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayout> 
<android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayout
android:layout_width="fill_parent" 
android:layout_height="wrap_content" 
android:id="@+id/textpasswordInputLayout"> 
<EditText 
android:layout_width="match_parent" 
android:layout_height="wrap_content" 
android:id="@+id/txtpassword" 
android:inputType="textPassword" 
android:hint="Password"
android:singleLine="true" /> 
</android.support.design.widget.TextInputLayout> 
<Spinner
android:id="@+id/ddlmechservicetype" 
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content" /> 
<Button 
android:text="Click" 
android:layout_width="match_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:id="@+id/btnclick" /> 
</LinearLayout> 
</LinearLayout>

 

Step 9: After Design view creation open Solution Explorer-> Project Name->MainActivity.cs then following below steps.

Step 10: Add below Namespaces,

using Android.Support.V7.App; 
using Android.Support.Design.Widget;

 

Step 11: Create Spinner and TextInputLayout variable, declare the Spinner and TextInputLayout within the OnCreate().before to change to the Activity to AppCompatActivity.

 

 //TextInputLayout 
 TextInputLayout txtlayoutusername = FindViewById < TextInputLayout > (Resource.Id.textuernameInputLayout); 
 TextInputLayout textpasswordInputLayout = FindViewById < TextInputLayout > (Resource.Id.textpasswordInputLayout); 
 EditText txtusername = FindViewById < EditText > (Resource.Id.txtusername); 
 EditText txtpassword = FindViewById < EditText > (Resource.Id.txtpassword); 
 Button btnclick = FindViewById < Button > (Resource.Id.btnclick); 
 //Spinner 
 spinner = FindViewById < Spinner > (Resource.Id.ddlmechservicetype); 
 var adapter = ArrayAdapter.CreateFromResource(this, Resource.Array.pro_Languages, Android.Resource.Layout.SimpleSpinnerItem); //Assign Array List Strings 
 adapter.SetDropDownViewResource(Android.Resource.Layout.SimpleSpinnerDropDownItem); 
 spinner.Adapter = adapter; 
 //Button Click 
 btnclick.Click += (sender, e) => 
 { 
 //Showing Notifications 
 Toast.MakeText(this, txtusername.Text, ToastLength.Short).Show(); 
 Toast.MakeText(this, txtpassword.Text, ToastLength.Short).Show(); 
 Toast.MakeText(this, spinner.SelectedItemPosition.ToString(), ToastLength.Short).Show(); 
 };

 

Step 12: Press F5 or build and run the Application.

 

Download Source Code Here.

Finally, we successfully created Xamarin Android TextInputLayout and Spinner app.

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