How to Add Checkbox in Android Example

Do you want to add checkbox in android app? Lets see with an example how you can add checkboxes in android app and what types of attributes you can use with it.

What is Checkbox?

A checkbox is a user interface element that allows the user to select one or more options from a list. In Android, the CheckBox view is used to display a checkbox.

To use a checkbox in your Android app, you will need to add a CheckBox view to your layout XML file and set an OnCheckedChangeListener to listen for when the state of the checkbox changes.

Adding Checkbox in Android App

Here is an example of how to create and use a checkbox in an Android app using Kotlin:

  1. In your layout XML file, add a CheckBox view:

<CheckBox

android:id=”@+id/checkbox”

android:layout_width=”wrap_content”

android:layout_height=”wrap_content”

android:text=”Agree to terms” />

3. You can also check or uncheck the checkbox programmatically by using the isChecked property and the toggle() method:

Android Checkbox Attributes:

Here are some of the most commonly used attributes for the CheckBox view in Android:

  • android:text: The text to display next to the checkbox.
  • android:checked: Whether the checkbox is checked or not. Can be either true or false.
  • android:buttonTint: The color to use for the checkmark.
  • android:buttonTintMode: The Porter-Duff blend mode to use for the checkmark.
  • android:textAppearance: The style to use for the text.
  • android:gravity: The gravity to use for the text.

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