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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) User Input Hiding the ActionBar with an App Theme

Nishant Jee
Nishant Jee
844 Points

Unable to remove Action Bar. Below is the Code that i have used.

styles:-

<resources>

<!-- Base application theme. -->
<style name="AppTheme" parent="Theme.AppCompat.Light.NoActionBar">
    <!-- Customize your theme here. -->
    <item name="colorPrimary">@color/colorPrimary</item>
    <item name="colorPrimaryDark">@color/colorPrimaryDark</item>
    <item name="colorAccent">@color/colorAccent</item>
</style>

<style name="AppTheme.NoActionBar">
    <item name="windowActionBar">false</item>
    <item name="windowNoTitle">true</item>
</style>

<style name="AppTheme.AppBarOverlay" parent="Base.ThemeOverlay.AppCompat.Dark" />

<style name="AppTheme.PopupOverlay" parent="ThemeOverlay.AppCompat.Light" />

</resources>

styles.xml(v21) :-

<resources>>

<style name="AppTheme.NoActionBar">
    <item name="windowActionBar">false</item>
    <item name="windowNoTitle">true</item>
    <item name="android:windowDrawsSystemBarBackgrounds">true</item>
    <item name="android:statusBarColor">@android:color/transparent</item>
</style>

</resources>>

In the content.xml i have selected the theme AppTheme.NoActionBar

Still not able to remove the action bar. Please help.

Thanks

2 Answers

Élvio Sousa
Élvio Sousa
4,452 Points

Hi there,

You need to change your activity_main.xml and delete some lines of code. Here is my code. Basically in only need to include the content_main.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<android.support.design.widget.CoordinatorLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:fitsSystemWindows="true"
    tools:context="com.elviosousa.interactivestory.MainActivity">

    <include layout="@layout/content_main" />

</android.support.design.widget.CoordinatorLayout>
chris linder
chris linder
5,921 Points

<style name="AppTheme.AppBarOverlay" parent="Base.ThemeOverlay.AppCompat.Dark" />

replace with

<style name="AppTheme.AppBarOverlay" parent="Base.ThemeOverlay.AppCompat.DarkNoActionBar" />