Android ListView Divider


Question

I have this code:

<ListView
     android:layout_width="wrap_content"
     android:layout_height="wrap_content"
     android:id="@+id/cashItemsList"
     android:cacheColorHint="#00000000"
     android:divider="@drawable/list_divider"></ListView>

where @drawable/list_divider is:

<shape
 xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
 android:shape="line">
 <stroke
   android:width="1dp"
   android:color="#8F8F8F"
   android:dashWidth="1dp"
   android:dashGap="1dp" />
</shape>

but I can't see any divider.

1
96
6/25/2018 10:24:52 AM

Folks, here's why you should use 1px instead of 1dp or 1dip: if you specify 1dp or 1dip, Android will scale that down. On a 120dpi device, that becomes something like 0.75px translated, which rounds to 0. On some devices, that translates to 2-3 pixels, and it usually looks ugly or sloppy

For dividers, 1px is the correct height if you want a 1 pixel divider and is one of the exceptions for the "everything should be dip" rule. It'll be 1 pixel on all screens. Plus, 1px usually looks better on hdpi and above screens

"It's not 2012 anymore" edit: you may have to switch over to dp/dip starting at a certain screen density

175
1/7/2015 11:50:04 PM

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