Android transparent overlay without View

We’re not going to use ViewOverlay here. We’ll use Dialog instead. The overlay does not show on button click. What I did was let the overlay appear when the activity is loaded. First, create the XML file for the contents of that dialog overlay. \app\src\main\res\layout\popup_content.xml

Then add the following code into your activity’s Java […]

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Android ImageView has unwanted padding: layout troubleshooting

If you use ImageView in your android app layout and you get that unwanted padding around the image, here’s an Android XML attribute that helped me solved the layout issue:

Add android:adjustViewBounds=”true” attribute to your ImageView XML tag and you’ll probably see the unwanted padding go away. According to the ImageView docs: android:adjustViewBounds Set […]

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