Vertical Marquee TextView

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Language
Java
Version
1.0.2 (May 28, 2016)
Created
Feb 21, 2014
Updated
May 28, 2016 (Retired)
Owner
Alan Tai (ayltai)
Contributor
Alan Tai (ayltai)
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Blurb

Vertical Marquee TextView for Android

A custom TextView with vertical marquee effect.

   

Features

  • Automatically start marquee effect when the TextView is added to a view.
  • Customizable marquee speed
  • Easy to extend and customize

Installation

repositories {
    jcenter()
}

dependencies {
    compile 'android.lib.verticalmarqueetextview:VerticalMarqueeTextView:+'
}

How to use

This project includes an activity_example.xml to show how to use this library using XML declaration. An ExampleActivity is also included, which, however, is basically empty because you don't need to write any code!

Here is the example layout that generates the above screenshots:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<LinearLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:example="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:orientation="vertical">
    <ImageView
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="0dp"
        android:layout_weight="1"
        android:layout_gravity="center_horizontal"
        android:scaleType="centerInside"
        android:src="@android:drawable/sym_def_app_icon" />
    <android.lib.widget.verticalmarqueetextview.VerticalMarqueeTextView
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="0dp"
        android:layout_weight="1"
        android:layout_gravity="center_horizontal"
        example:marqueeSpeed="25"
        example:textSize="20dp"
        example:textColor="@android:color/white"
        example:textStyle="bold"
        example:text="The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." />
    <View
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="0dp"
        android:layout_weight="1" />
</LinearLayout>