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Felipe Schauren
Felipe Schauren
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Removing a ListView with a CheckBox and an EditText should remove the content inside.

Hi everyone, I'm working in an app that creates a shopping list; It consists of a ListView with a CheckBox, an EditText and a Button inside. When the Button is pressed it should delete that row and its contents, but right now it seems to only be deleting the row.

It also has a button outside of the ListView that adds new rows.

Here's my getView:

public View getView(final int position, View convertView, ViewGroup parent) {
    ViewHolder holder = null;
    View view = convertView;

    if (view == null) {
        holder = new ViewHolder();
        LayoutInflater inflater = (LayoutInflater) mContext.getSystemService(Context.LAYOUT_INFLATER_SERVICE);
        view = inflater.inflate(R.layout.single_list_item, null);

    } else {
        holder = (ViewHolder)convertView.getTag();

    holder.listItemEdit = (EditText) view.findViewById(R.id.itemEditText);
    holder.listItemText = (TextView) view.findViewById(R.id.itemTextView);
    holder.listItemDel = (Button) view.findViewById(R.id.itemDelButton);

    holder.listItemDel.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
        public void onClick(View v) {


    return view;

public static class ViewHolder {
    public TextView listItemText;
    public EditText listItemEdit;
    public Button listItemDel;

Here's the relevant code for the ListView in my MainActivity:

    mItemListView = (ListView) findViewById(R.id.itemListView);
    mTitleTextView = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.titleTextView);
    mAddButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.addButton);

    final ArrayList<String> list = new ArrayList<String>();
    final MyCustomAdapter adapter = new MyCustomAdapter(list, this);


    //create a new item for the list
    mAddButton.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
        public void onClick(View v) {

An example of what happens when I try to use my app:

     Line | Checkbox | EditText
     1    | x         | Sample text 1
     2    | o         | Sample text 2
     3    | x         | Sample text 3
     4    | o         | Sample text 4

if I delete line 3, it will look like this:

     1    | x         | Sample text 1
     2    | o         | Sample text 2
     4    | x         | Sample text 3

The correct line is removed but its contents move to the line that takes its place.

If I were to add a new line after deleting that line, the new line would have the contents of the last line that was deleted (in this example, row 5 would have the contents that were in row 4)

Thank you.