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Need help arranging icons on Main Activity

Hello Experts,

My main activity has 4 icons and I'd like to have them organized.  Currently, they are not per my screenshots.  Any help to accomplish the layout on the right side in the attached file would be very much appreciated.

Here is my code:
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:id="@+id/LinearLayout1"
    android:layout_width="fill_parent"
    android:layout_height="fill_parent"
    android:background="@drawable/background"
    android:baselineAligned="_baseline"
    android:focusable="true"
    android:orientation="horizontal"
    android:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
    android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
    android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
    android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
    tools:context=".Main" >

    <ImageButton
        android:id="@+id/news"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginRight="28dp"
        android:layout_marginTop="56dp"
        android:background="@drawable/news"
        android:contentDescription="@string/Contact"
        android:src="@drawable/news" />

    <ImageButton
        android:id="@+id/contact"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_marginRight="18dp"
        android:background="@drawable/contact"
        android:contentDescription="@string/News"
        android:src="@drawable/contact" />

    <ImageButton
        android:id="@+id/locations"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:background="@drawable/locations"
        android:contentDescription="@string/Parks"
        android:src="@drawable/locations" />

    <ImageButton
        android:id="@+id/schedules"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:background="@drawable/schedules"
        android:contentDescription="@string/schedules" />

</LinearLayout>

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Modifier1000
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Chris HarteThaumaturgeCommented:
I do not know a lot about layouts, but what I think you need is the onMeasure() method

http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/custom-components.html

Googleling square layout produces a lot of answers, a lot of whom seem to think gridview is the way to go

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6557516/making-grid-view-items-square

where as others go with table

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12555106/android-layout-with-4-squares-and-a-button-inside-each-square
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Molnar IstvánHelpDesk / ProgrammerCommented:
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Modifier1000Author Commented:
Yep, I changed to Relative and got what I wanted...thank you.
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