Introducing the Dialog Classes

To use the base Dialog class you create a new instance and set the title and layout, using the setTitle and setContentView methods as shown in Listing 5-27.

LISTING 5-27: Creating a new dialog using the Dialog class

Dialog d = new Dialog(MyActivity.this);

// Have the new window tint and blur the window it // obscures.

Window window = d.getWindow();


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// Set the title d.setTitle("Dialog Title");

// Inflate the layout d.setContentView(R.layout.dialog_view);

// Find the TextView used in the layout // and set its text value

TextView text = (TextView)d.findViewById(; text.setText("This is the text in my dialog");

Once it's configured to your liking, use theshow method to display it.

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