Introduction of TableLayout

TableLayout A layout that arranges its children into rows and columns.

Each layout has a set of attributes which define the visual properties of that layout. Among them some Common Attributes used in TableLayout via .xml file.

Attributes Name Use
android:id ID which uniquely identifies the viewIt would be any name.Ex. android:[email protected]/id_name”
Android:Layout_span Number of span will specify numbers of rows will be collapsed.
Android:collapseColumns This specifies the zero-based index of the columns to collapse. The column indices must be separated by a comma: 1, 2, 5.
Android:strinkColumns The zero-based index of the columns to shrink. The column indices must be separated by a comma: 1, 2, 5.
Android:stretchColumns The zero-based index of the columns to stretch. The column indices must be separated by a comma: 1, 2, 5.
Android:dividers Drawable to use as a vertivle divider between buttons
Android:showDividers If true, divider will be shown
Android:dividerPadding Size of the padding on either end of the divider.

 How to use TableLayout  ?

You can set these attributes in the xml like,

&lt;TableLayoutxmlns:android=<i>"http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"</i>

    android:layout_width=<i>"fill_parent"</i>

    android:layout_height=<i>"fill_parent"</i>&gt;

    &lt;TableRow

      android:gravity=<i>"center"</i>

      android:paddingTop=<i>"10px"</i>&gt;

      &lt;TextView

        android:layout_width=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

        android:layout_gravity=<i>"center"</i>

        android:layout_span=<i>"2"</i>

        android:text=<i>"LOGIN"</i>

        android:textColor=<i>"#FF0000"</i>

        android:textSize=<i>"20sp"</i>

        android:textStyle=<i>"bold"</i>/&gt;

    &lt;/TableRow&gt;

&lt;TableRowandroid:layout_marginTop=<i>"20dip"</i>&gt;

    &lt;TextView

    android:layout_width=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

    android:layout_marginLeft=<i>"20dip"</i>

    android:text=<i>"Username :"</i>

    android:textColor=<i>"#000000"</i>

    android:textSize=<i>"20sp"</i>&gt;

    &lt;/TextView&gt;

    &lt;EditText

      android:id=<i>"@+id/usr"</i>

      android:layout_height=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

      android:layout_marginLeft=<i>"20dip"</i>

      android:layout_marginRight=<i>"20dip"</i>

      android:layout_weight=<i>"1"</i>&gt;

    &lt;/EditText&gt;

&lt;/TableRow&gt;

&lt;TableRowandroid:layout_marginTop=<i>"20dip"</i>&gt;

    &lt;TextView

    android:layout_width=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

    android:layout_height=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

    android:layout_marginLeft=<i>"20dip"</i>

    android:text=<i>"Password :"</i>

    android:textColor=<i>"#000000"</i>

    android:textSize=<i>"20sp"</i>&gt;

    &lt;/TextView&gt;

    &lt;EditText

    android:id=<i>"@+id/psw"</i>

    android:layout_height=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

    android:layout_marginLeft=<i>"20dip"</i>

    android:layout_marginRight=<i>"20dip"</i>

    android:layout_weight=<i>"1"</i>&gt;

    &lt;/EditText&gt;

&lt;/TableRow&gt;

&lt;TableRow

    android:layout_marginTop=<i>"20dip"</i>

    android:gravity=<i>"center"</i>&gt;

    &lt;Button

      android:id=<i>"@+id/submit"</i>

      android:layout_width=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

      android:layout_height=<i>"wrap_content"</i>

      android:layout_span=<i>"2"</i>

      android:clickable=<i>"true"</i>

      android:text=<i>"Submit"</i>&gt;

    &lt;/Button&gt;

&lt;/TableRow&gt;

&lt;/TableLayout&gt;

You will get the output like,

SCREEN_XML

For getting the clear idea you can find the source code of TableLayout here.

For any query, feel free to comment..!!

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