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Discussion in 'Android Development' started by andypaul1, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. andypaul1

    andypaul1 Lurker
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    I am tryout a very simple thing in an activity. It has three components laid out vertically in a linear layout - button, textview1, and textview2. All I want to do is to toggle visibility of textview1 when the button is clicked. So I have the following onclick handler for the button:

    [HIGH]public void onClickMe(View view){
    TextView thetext =(TextView)findViewById(R.id.thetext);

    } else {

    displayText = !displayText;
    The textview does get visible and invisible but the problem is when the textview is made invisible it leaves a big gap between the button and the textview2. I would like the textview2 to be moved the the position where textview1 was. I think it is something to do with relayout but not sure what needs to be done here. I tried multiple things as shown in the code above. But it is not happening. What am I doing wrong?

    thank you!

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  2. andypaul1

    andypaul1 Lurker
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    I found the answer. I need to use TextView.GONE instead of TextView.INVISIBLE. bummer!

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