13 Dialogs

Dialogs demand attention and input from the user. They are useful for presenting a choice or important information. In this chapter, you will add a dialog in which users can change the date of a crime. Pressing the date button in CrimeFragment will present this dialog (Figure 13.1).

Figure 13.1  A dialog for picking the date of a crime

A dialog for picking the date of a crime

The dialog in Figure 13.1 is an instance of DatePickerDialog, a subclass of AlertDialog. DatePickerDialog displays a date selection prompt to the user and provides a listener interface you can implement to capture the selection. For creating more custom dialogs, AlertDialog ...

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