How to sort string array in android listview?


This example demonstrate about How to sort string array in android listview.

Step 1 − Create a new project in Android Studio, go to File ⇒ New Project and fill all required details to create a new project.

Step 2 − Add the following code to res/layout/activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout 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:orientation="vertical"
   android:gravity="center_horizontal"
   android:layout_marginTop="30dp"
   tools:context=".MainActivity">
   <ListView
      android:id="@+id/list"
      android:layout_width="wrap_content"
      android:layout_height="wrap_content">
   </ListView>
</LinearLayout>

In the code, we have taken listview to show a sorted array

Step 3 − Add the following code to src/MainActivity.java

package com.example.myapplication;

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;
import android.widget.EditText;
import android.widget.ListView;

import java.util.Arrays;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {
   ListView list;
   String[] array = {"2", "5", "6", "8", "0", "7", "9", "4"};
   @Override
   protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
      setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
      list = findViewById(R.id.list);
      Arrays.sort(array);
      ArrayAdapter adapter = new ArrayAdapter<String>(this,
      android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, array);
      list.setAdapter(adapter);
   }
}

Let's try to run your application. I assume you have connected your actual Android Mobile device with your computer. To run the app from android studio, open one of your project's activity files and click Run  icon from the toolbar. Select your mobile device as an option and then check your mobile device which will display your default screen –

In the above result, we had shown a sorted array.

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raja
Published on 21-Mar-2019 09:46:22
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