Grokking Android

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Posts tagged “SearchManager”:

Android Tutorial: Adding Search to Your Apps


Search on Android is a big topic. On every device’s homescreen is the Quick Search Box by default, older devices even had a dedicated search button. With the Quick Search Box you can quickly search the web, search for apps or contacts and search within all apps that are configured for global search. Many apps […]  Continue Reading  “Android Tutorial: Adding Search to Your Apps”

Weird error message in Android’s MergeCursor


For an app I am working on I needed a MergeCursor to use search in a meaningful way. I needed to use two combine two cursors from different sources and I was going to merge them. The only major difference between the code for both cursors was the projection map I used to transform the […]  Continue Reading  “Weird error message in Android’s MergeCursor”