Below is a small snippet in Android Java code to inflate a layout xml file into as a View using a Layout Inflater Service. Very useful if you intend to insert or include (inflate) any layout into another layout during runtime.
AbsoluteLayout mainLayout = (AbsoluteLayout) findViewById(R.id.your_main_layout);
LayoutInflater inflater = (LayoutInflater)getSystemService(Context.LAYOUT_INFLATER_SERVICE);
View menuLayout = inflater.inflate(R.layout.your_menu_layout, mainLayout, true);
Assuming that your current activity has an
AbsoluteLayout container named
mainLayout in which a
menuLayout is going to be inflated inside of it on the fly (during runtime) as a View. We use a
LayoutInflater to inflate another layout file into another layout.
The loaded xml layout file is
your_menu_layout.xml inside your project’s