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Notification notification = new Notification(R.drawable.icon,
"Custom Content", System.currentTimeMillis()); notification.flags = notification.flags | Notification.FLAG_ONGOING_EVENT;
notification.contentView = new RemoteViews(this.getPackageName(), R.layout.my_status_window_layout);
Intent intent = new Intent(this, MyActivity.class); PendingIntent.getActivity(this, 0, intent, 0)); notification.contentlntent = pendinglntent;
Note that when you manually set the contentview property you must also set the contentintent or an exception will be thrown when the notification is triggered.
Remote Views are a mechanism that enables you to embed and control a layout embedded within a separate application, most commonly when creating home screen widgets. There are strict limits on the Views you can use when creating a layout to be used for a Remote View. These are covered in some detail in the next chapter.
To modify the properties and appearance of the Views used in your status window layout, use the set* methods on the Remote View object, as shown in Listing 9-23, which modifies each of the Views used in the layout defined in Listing 9-21.
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