Tuesday, October 30, 2012

[android-developers] Re: Unreliable resource bucket loading on Nexus7

But why -large qualifier doesn't work well on nexus7?

I am using different layout for portrait and landscape mode on nexus7. If I use -sw600dp and -w720dp to tell detect the case, I guess the layout defined in -sw600dp will take the precedence over -w720dp even in landscape mode according to Android doc, right?

On Monday, October 29, 2012 7:49:16 AM UTC-7, Streets Of Boston wrote:
For nexus7, use the sw600dp instead of large.

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 2:45:24 PM UTC-4, Lili Deng wrote:
I am working on adding tablet support on an app. To identify tablet or phone, I try to rely on a boolean value defined in resource of different bucket, like:
     <bool name="isPhoneLayout">true</bool>
     <bool name="isPhoneLayout">false</bool>

And then, I have check in code like:
if (getResources().getBoolean(R.bool.isPhoneLayout)) {
//start activity for phone
else {
//start activity for tablet

The app support sdk v8-v15 and my test device is Nexus7 with 4.1.2. The code works most of time, but occasionally wrong activity got loaded, and I can see that getResources().getBoolean(R.bool.isPhoneLayout) returns true in debugger when that happens. The problem can be fixed by rotating screen. However, I don't have exact repro steps for the problem.

Any thoughts on this? Is the right approach to detect phone/tablet? Should I check something like getResources().getConfiguration() instead?


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