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Android Development Tools for Eclipse by Sanjay Shah, Khirulnizam Abd Rahman

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Graphical user interface designer

This is the interface designer. It functions as the GUI editor for controls or a widget to the application screen. There are three sections of this GUI designer, the palette, configuration chooser and the screen layout preview, as shown in the following screenshot:

Graphical user interface designer

The ADT's GUI designer

The Palette contains all the GUI controls (widgets) that can help us design the interface. The available controls depend upon the API level we choose during creation of the project. Some of the common controls are: button, text field, radio button, check box, multimedia controls and so on.

The configuration chooser

It lets you decide ...

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