PowenKo, Android TextView, read from raw


Android can handle text file as raw.

Create a text file, named hello.txt, and save it in the folder /res/raw. The files inside /res/raw will betraded as raw files, they will not be compiled. They will be moved to application package as they are.

main.xml

<xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8">
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:orientation="vertical" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent" &gt; &lt;
TextView android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:text="@string/hello" /&gt; &lt;TextView android:id="@+id/hellotxt" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:textSize="22px" /&gt; &lt;/LinearLayout&gt; </code></pre>

AndroidTxt.java

package com.exercise.AndroidTxt;
import java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.TextView;
public class AndroidTxt extends Activity {
/** Called when the activity is first created. */
@Override
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
setContentView(R.layout.main);
TextView helloTxt = (TextView)findViewById(R.id.hellotxt); helloTxt.setText(readTxt());
 }

private String readTxt(){
InputStream inputStream = getResources().openRawResource(R.raw.hello); ByteArrayOutputStream byteArrayOutputStream = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
 int i;
try {
i = inputStream.read();
while (i != -1) {
byteArrayOutputStream.write(i);
i = inputStream.read();
}
inputStream.close();
} catch (IOException e) {
 // TODO Auto-generated catch block
e.printStackTrace();
}
return byteArrayOutputStream.toString();
}
}

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