How to lay out Views in RelativeLayout programmatically?


Question

I'm trying to achieve the following programmatically (rather than declaratively via XML):

<RelativeLayout...>
   <TextView ...
      android:id="@+id/label1" />
   <TextView ...
      android:id="@+id/label2"
      android:layout_below: "@id/label1" />
</RelativeLayout>

In other words, how do I make the second TextView appear below the first one, but I want to do it in code:

RelativeLayout layout = new RelativeLayout(this);
TextView label1 = new TextView(this);
TextView label2 = new TextView(this);
...
layout.addView(label1);
layout.addView(label2);
setContentView(layout);

Update:

Thanks, TreeUK. I understand the general direction, but it still doesn't work - "B" overlaps "A". What am I doing wrong?

RelativeLayout layout = new RelativeLayout(this);
TextView tv1 = new TextView(this);
tv1.setText("A");

TextView tv2 = new TextView(this);
tv2.setText("B");
RelativeLayout.LayoutParams lp = new RelativeLayout.LayoutParams(
        RelativeLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT, RelativeLayout.LayoutParams.FILL_PARENT);
lp.addRule(RelativeLayout.RIGHT_OF, tv1.getId());

layout.addView(tv1);        
layout.addView(tv2, lp);
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2/2/2016 5:22:00 PM

From what I've been able to piece together, you have to add the view using LayoutParams.

LinearLayout linearLayout = new LinearLayout(this);

RelativeLayout.LayoutParams relativeParams = new RelativeLayout.LayoutParams(
        LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT);
relativeParams.addRule(RelativeLayout.ALIGN_PARENT_TOP);

parentView.addView(linearLayout, relativeParams);

All credit to sechastain, to relatively position your items programmatically you have to assign ids to them.

TextView tv1 = new TextView(this);
tv1.setId(1);
TextView tv2 = new TextView(this);
tv2.setId(2);

Then addRule(RelativeLayout.RIGHT_OF, tv1.getId());

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2/25/2016 2:48:53 PM

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