Adding a settings page to Note to Self
Now that we are armed with all this knowledge about the Android
Intent class, we can add another screen (
Activity) to our Note to Self app – a Settings screen.
We will first create a new
Activity for our Settings screen and see what effect that has on the
AndroidManifest.xml file. We will then create a very simple layout for our Settings screen and add the Java code to switch from
MainActivity to the new one. We will, however, defer wiring up our Settings screen with Java until we have learned how to save the settings to disk. We will do this later this chapter and then come back to the Settings screen to make it persist.
First, let's create that new
Activity. We will call it