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How to move a clickable button across the screen

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I'm looking for a simple way or tutorial for making a simple android activity that has a clickable button that slowly moves across the x axis of the screen and remains clickable no matter where it is. I want my onClick method to write to logcat the x,y coordinates of the button each time it is clicked. That's all.

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You are going to have to use an animation of a bitmap on a This_Surface not a button. An

onTouch (View v, MotionEvent m)

will capture the location of the press to a Point variable. Not a huge project but not straight forward either.
Here are some tutorials that will get you started, in particular videos 62, 68 and 70.

https://buckysroom.org/videos.php?cat=6
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