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How to use action move event in android?

This example demonstrate about How use action move event in android.

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"
      android:layout_height="match_parent" />

In the above code, we have taken a text view to perform an action move event.

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

package com.example.myapplication;

import android.annotation.SuppressLint;
import android.os.Build;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.support.annotation.RequiresApi;
import android.support.v4.view.MotionEventCompat;
import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.MotionEvent;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.View.OnTouchListener;
import android.widget.TextView;
import android.widget.Toast;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {
   TextView textView;
   @SuppressLint({"RestrictedApi", "ClickableViewAccessibility"})
   @RequiresApi(api = Build.VERSION_CODES.N)
   protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
      TextView actionEvent = findViewById(R.id.actionEvent);
      actionEvent.setText("Action Move");
      actionEvent.setOnTouchListener(new OnTouchListener() {
         public boolean onTouch(View v, MotionEvent event) {
            int x = (int) event.getX();
            int y = (int) event.getY();
            switch (event.getAction()) {
               case MotionEvent.ACTION_DOWN:
                  Log.i("TAG", "touched down");
               case MotionEvent.ACTION_MOVE:
                  Toast.makeText(MainActivity.this,"moving: (" + x + "," + y +")",Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();
               case MotionEvent.ACTION_UP:
                  Log.i("TAG", "touched up");
            return true;

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 –

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