Android CheckBox example tutorial

How to use checkBox in android application.

Checkbox is type widget that helps the application user to choose between multiple choices and select them in combine group. Checkbox shows on the app screen using a squire box. So here is the complete step by step tutorial for  Android CheckBox example tutorial.

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Android CheckBox example tutorial.

Code for MainActivity.java file.

 package com.android_examples.com.checkbox;

import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuItem;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

 @Override
 protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
 super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
 setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
 }

 @Override
 public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
 // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
 getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.main, menu);
 return true;
 }

 @Override
 public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
 // Handle action bar item clicks here. The action bar will
 // automatically handle clicks on the Home/Up button, so long
 // as you specify a parent activity in AndroidManifest.xml.
 int id = item.getItemId();
 if (id == R.id.action_settings) {
 return true;
 }
 return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item);
 }
}

Code for activity_main.xml layout file.

 <RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
 xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
 android:layout_width="match_parent"
 android:layout_height="match_parent"
 android:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
 android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
 android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
 android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
 tools:context="com.android_examples.com.checkbox.MainActivity" >

 <CheckBox
 android:id="@+id/checkBox2"
 android:layout_width="wrap_content"
 android:layout_height="wrap_content"
 android:layout_alignLeft="@+id/checkBox1"
 android:layout_below="@+id/checkBox1"
 android:layout_marginTop="17dp"
 android:text="CheckBox 2" />

 <CheckBox
 android:id="@+id/checkBox1"
 android:layout_width="wrap_content"
 android:layout_height="wrap_content"
 android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
 android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
 android:layout_marginTop="70dp"
 android:text="CheckBox 1" />

 <CheckBox
 android:id="@+id/checkBox3"
 android:layout_width="wrap_content"
 android:layout_height="wrap_content"
 android:layout_alignLeft="@+id/checkBox2"
 android:layout_below="@+id/checkBox2"
 android:layout_marginTop="14dp"
 android:text="CheckBox 3" />

</RelativeLayout>

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Android CheckBox example tutorial

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