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Android application support RTL

Posted on 2011-03-02
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Hi,
 I have developet Android application which display RSS news

 I'm using the Radio buttons & Test View

 how do I set the application to suopport RTL Direction ??

Thanks
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Question by:madmare
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by:Dejan Pažin
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I guess you need Arabic locales for that. If you compare the android version 2.2 and 2.3, you will notice that 2.3 has Arabic support, while 2.2 does not:

http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-2.2.html

http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-2.3.html

There are suggestions to use webkit control, see here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2584245/android-rtl-support-digits-embedded-in-a-right-to-left-sentence-hebrew
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by:madmare
ID: 35047384
i need Hebrew, not arabic

 is it the same ?
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by:Dejan Pažin
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Yes.
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by:madmare
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I don't have any problem with the fonts, all what i need that the fonts in TextView be aligned to the rigth

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by:Dejan Pažin
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I am not sure I understand now. I thought you needed RTL support?

To justify text to the right try this:

tv.setGravity(Gravity.RIGHT);
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by:madmare
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unfortunatly it still aligned to the left after I had inserted the: tv.setGravity(Gravity.RIGHT);

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Dejan Pažin earned 500 total points
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Here is a sample that works, try it:

public class MyActivity extends Activity
{
    /** Called when the activity is first created. */
    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)
    {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        LinearLayout layout = new LinearLayout(this);
        TextView tv  = new TextView(this);
        tv.setText("test");
        tv.setGravity(Gravity.RIGHT);
        tv.setBackgroundColor(Color.WHITE);
        LinearLayout.LayoutParams lp = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(LinearLayout.LayoutParams.FILL_PARENT, LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);
        layout.addView(tv, lp);
        setContentView(layout);
    }
}
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