GUI like Evernote Menu

In previous post I tried to make a GUI like Google Keep.
In this post I tried to clone Evernote Menu layout.
As always,do not take this code too seriously, it is just an example.


We start with ActionBar.
With Android Action Bar Style Generator (by Jeff Gilfelt) we choose a background and generate our zip code. We take only the part that interests us and integrate it.

<style name="Theme.Evernote" parent="@android:style/Theme.Holo.Light">
    <item name="android:actionBarStyle">@style/ActionBar.Solid.Evernote</item>
    <item name="android:windowBackground">@color/default_evernote_background</item>
    <item name="android:windowActionBarOverlay">true</item>
</style>

<style name="ActionBar.Solid.Evernote"
              parent="@android:style/Widget.Holo.Light.ActionBar.Solid">
    <item name="android:background">@drawable/ab_solid_evernote</item>
    <item name="android:titleTextStyle">@style/Evernote.ActionBar.TitleTextStyle</item>
</style>
For our Activity we choose a RelativeLayout, and we put it under ActionBar.
Then we start with first component. We put a ScrollWiew.
 <ScrollView
        android:id="@+id/scroll_ev"
        android:layout_width="fill_parent"
        android:layout_height="fill_parent" >
   
    ..............
 </ScrollView>
Inside the scrollView we put a LinearLayout that will contain all components.
The first box will contain Account info. We use a LinearLayout with a ImageView and a TextView.

        <LinearLayout
            android:id="@+id/box_inner_ev"
            style="@style/evernote_box"
            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:orientation="vertical" >

            <!-- Account -->

            <LinearLayout
                android:id="@+id/box_evernote_account"
                android:layout_width="fill_parent"
                android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                android:orientation="horizontal" >

                <ImageView
                    android:id="@+id/evernote_account_icon"
                    android:layout_width="36dp"
                    android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                    android:layout_marginRight="5dp"
                    android:scaleType="center"
                    android:src="@drawable/ic_person" />

                <TextView
                    android:id="@+id/evernote_account_username"
                    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
                    android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                    android:gravity="center_vertical"
                    android:maxLines="1"
                    android:text="@string/evernote_username"
                    android:textAppearance="@style/evernote_account" />
            </LinearLayout>

            <!-- End Account -->
            ....
Then we put a divider, a box with 2x2 buttons and another divider.
We can do it in many ways, with a GridView for example. I choose to use this layout:

            <!-- Button -->

            <LinearLayout
                android:id="@+id/box_evernote_button"
                android:layout_width="fill_parent"
                android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                android:orientation="vertical" >

                <LinearLayout
                    android:id="@+id/evernote_botton1row"
                    android:layout_width="fill_parent"
                    android:layout_height="@dimen/evernote_button_h"
                    android:layout_marginBottom="2dp"
                    android:orientation="horizontal" >

                    <FrameLayout
                        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
                        android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                        android:layout_marginRight="1dp"
                        android:layout_weight="1"
                        android:background="@drawable/evernote_button" >

                        <ImageView
                            android:id="@+id/evernote_button11"
                            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
                            android:layout_height="fill_parent"
                            android:scaleType="centerInside"
                            android:layout_marginRight="1dp"
                            android:src="@drawable/ic_list_light"
                            android:gravity="center" />
                    </FrameLayout>

                    .....
                </LinearLayout>
                .......
            </LinearLayout>
It is very important android:layout_weight="1". In this way each image take up half width of its parent.
With left, right and bottom margin, we realize a divider between 4 images.
For the button background we use:
<layer-list xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" >

    <!-- background -->
    <item android:drawable="@color/evernote_button_bkg"/>

    <!-- gradient
    <item>
        .....    	    
    </item>
    -->
</layer-list>
We also should use a selector, something like this:
<selector
  xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
    <item android:state_focused="false" android:state_pressed="false"
                  android:drawable="@drawable/evernote_button" />
    <item android:state_pressed="true"
                  android:drawable="@color/evernote_button_pressed" />
    <item android:state_focused="true" ...... />
</selector>

Now we add list.
We can't use a ListView, because we are inside a ScrollView.
Just use a LinearLayout instead, with an Adapter.

public class EvernoteListLayout extends LinearLayout implements
		View.OnClickListener {

	private Adapter list;
	private View.OnClickListener mListener;

	public EvernoteListLayout(Context context) {
		super(context);
	}

	public EvernoteListLayout(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyle) {
		super(context, attrs, defStyle);

	}

	public EvernoteListLayout(Context context, AttributeSet attrs) {
		super(context, attrs);
	}

	@Override
	public void onClick(View v) {
		if (mListener!=null)
			mListener.onClick(v);
	}

	public void setList(Adapter list) {
		this.list = list;
		
		//Popolute list
		if (this.list!=null){
			for (int i=0;i<this.list.getCount();i++){
				View item= list.getView(i, null,null);
				this.addView(item);
			}
		}
		
	}

	public void setmListener(View.OnClickListener mListener) {
		this.mListener = mListener;
	}
}
In our Activity we use a very simple Adapter:
	private class MyListAdapter extends BaseAdapter {
		
		String[] items = new String[] { "Title1", "Title2", "Title3", "Title4",
		"Title5" , "Title 6" , "Title 7" };		
		
		@Override
		public int getCount() {
			return items.length;
		}

		@Override
		public Object getItem(int position) {
			return items[position];
		}

		@Override
		public long getItemId(int position) {
			return 0;
		}

		@Override
		public View getView(int position, View convertView, ViewGroup parent) {
			if (convertView == null) {
		        convertView = LayoutInflater.from(getApplicationContext()).
                                                 inflate(R.layout.evernote_list_item, parent,
                                                                          false);
		    }
		    
			// setup our row
		    TextView text = (TextView) convertView.findViewById(R.id.ev_list_text);
		    text.setText(items[position]);
		    ImageView image = (ImageView) convertView.findViewById(R.id.ev_list_image);
		    image.setImageResource(R.drawable.ic_labels);
		    TextView textnumber = (TextView) convertView.
                                                     findViewById(R.id.ev_list_textnumber);
		    textnumber.setText(""+position);
		    return convertView;

		}
	}
For each row we have this layout, defined in evernote_list_item.xml

<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="fill_parent"
    android:layout_height="@dimen/evernote_listitem_h"
    android:background="@color/default_evernote_background"
    android:orientation="vertical" >

    <ImageView
        android:id="@+id/ev_list_image"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="@dimen/evernote_listitem_icon_h"
        android:paddingLeft="5dp"
        android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"
        android:layout_centerVertical="true" />

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/ev_list_text"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="fill_parent"
        android:layout_centerVertical="true"
        android:paddingLeft="5dp"
        android:layout_toRightOf="@id/ev_list_image"
        android:textColor="@color/evernote_title"
        android:textSize="@dimen/evernote_list_text" />

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/ev_list_textnumber"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="fill_parent"
        android:layout_alignParentRight="true"
        android:layout_centerVertical="true"
        android:layout_marginLeft="5dp"
        android:layout_marginRight="16dp"
        android:textColor="@color/evernote_title"
        android:textSize="@dimen/evernote_list_text" />

    <View
        android:id="@+id/ev_list_divider"
        android:layout_width="fill_parent"
        android:layout_height="1.0dip"
        android:layout_alignParentBottom="true"
        android:background="@color/evernote_list_divider" />

</RelativeLayout>
Last component is the footer bar.
I choose a LinearLayout.

    <LinearLayout
        android:id="@+id/box_footer_bar_ev"
        android:layout_width="fill_parent"
        android:layout_height="48dp"
        android:layout_alignParentBottom="true"
        android:orientation="horizontal"
        android:background="@color/evernote_footer"
        android:scrollbars="none" >

        <ImageView
            android:id="@+id/ev_footer_image"
            android:layout_width="@dimen/evernote_footer_icon_h"
            android:layout_height="fill_parent"
            android:gravity="center_vertical"
            android:src="@drawable/ic_refresh"
            android:paddingLeft="4dp" />

        <TextView
            android:id="@+id/ev_footer_text"
            android:layout_width="fill_parent"
            android:layout_height="fill_parent"
            android:paddingLeft="10dp"
            android:gravity="center_vertical"
            android:text="@string/evernote_lastupdate"
            android:textColor="@color/evernote_footer_text"
            android:textSize="@dimen/evernote_footer_text" />
     </LinearLayout>
. It is important android:layout_alignParentBottom="true" to align this layout to bottom.

...and we obtain final GUI.

You can get code from GitHub:

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