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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Creating the Screen Layout Adding a TextView

How about "dp"?

When I type 24 in the textsize and without "sp", it just automatically shows "dp". What is "dp" means?

Lewis Cowles
Lewis Cowles
74,902 Points

you should select Viktor's answer so others know this is answered

1 Answer

DP is density-independent pixels. It corresponds to the physical size of a pixel at 160 dpi.

Thanks a lot~ Viktor Johansson

Lewis Cowles
Lewis Cowles
74,902 Points




BTW ignore Wikipedia's use of the word device, the word density refers to the devices pixel density for high-resolution modern screens