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ListView in simplest form with plain text only. This exercise describe how to add a icon in ListView.

ListView, with icon

create a new file in /res/layout/row.xml, to setup our layout on each row.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
android:layout_width="fill_parent"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:orientation="horizontal">
<ImageView
android:id="@+id/icon"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"
android:src="@drawable/icon"/>
<TextView
android:id="@+id/weekofday"
android:layout_width="wrap_content"
android:layout_height="wrap_content"/>
</LinearLayout>

AndroidList.java

package com.exercise.AndroidList;

import android.app.ListActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;

public class AndroidList extends ListActivity {

String[] DayOfWeek = {"Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday",
  "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday"
};

   /** Called when the activity is first created. */
   @Override
   public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
       super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
       //setContentView(R.layout.main);
       setListAdapter(new ArrayAdapter<String>(this,
         R.layout.row, R.id.weekofday, DayOfWeek));
   }
}
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It’s the simplest form of ListView, extends ListActivity. The list is displayed as a single line of plain text, using the simple Android built-in layout “android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1”.

A simple ListView, extends ListActivity

package com.exercise.AndroidList;

import android.app.ListActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;

public class AndroidList extends ListActivity {
 
 String[] DayOfWeek = {"Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday",
   "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday"
 };
 
    /** Called when the activity is first created. */
    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        //setContentView(R.layout.main);
        setListAdapter(new ArrayAdapter<String>(this, 
          android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, DayOfWeek));
    }
}