Custom CheckBox in Android
CheckBox belongs to the android.widget.CheckBox class. Android CheckBox class is the subclass of CompoundButton class. It is generally used in a place where users can select one or more choices from a given list of choices. In this article, we are going to see how we can implement custom CheckBox in android.
What we are going to build in this article?
Here is a sample video of what we are going to build in this application. Note that we will be using java language to make this project.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project
- Open a new project.
- We will be working on Empty Activity with language as Java. Leave all other options unchanged.
- Name the application at your convenience.
- There will be two default files named activity_main.xml and MainActivity.java.
If you don’t know how to create a new project in Android Studio then you can refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio?
Step 2. Working with the activity_main.xml file
Navigate to the app > res > layout > activity_main.xml and add the below code to that file. Below is the code for the activity_main.xml file.
Step 3: Working with the MainActivity.java file
Go to the MainActivity.java file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.java file.
Here is the final output of our application.
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