Adding a UI Fragment to the FragmentManager

When the Fragment class was introduced in Honeycomb, the Activity class was changed to include a piece called the FragmentManager. The FragmentManager is responsible for managing your fragments and adding their views to the activity’s view hierarchy.

The FragmentManager handles two things: a list of fragments and a back stack of fragment transactions (which you will learn about shortly).

Figure 7.16  The FragmentManager

The FragmentManager

For CriminalIntent, you will only be concerned with the FragmentManager’s list of fragments.

To add a fragment to an activity in code, you make explicit calls to the activity’s FragmentManager ...

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