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added in version 25.1.0
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public class AppCompatEditText
extends EditText implements TintableBackgroundView

   ↳ android.view.View
     ↳ android.widget.TextView
       ↳ android.widget.EditText
Known Direct Subclasses

A EditText which supports compatible features on older versions of the platform, including:

This will automatically be used when you use EditText in your layouts and the top-level activity / dialog is provided by appcompat. You should only need to manually use this class when writing custom views.


Inherited constants

From class android.widget.TextView
From class android.view.View

Inherited fields

From class android.view.View

Public constructors

AppCompatEditText(Context context)
AppCompatEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs)
AppCompatEditText(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyleAttr)

Public methods

Editable getText()

Return the text that the view is displaying.

InputConnection onCreateInputConnection(EditorInfo outAttrs)
void setBackgroundDrawable(Drawable background)
void setBackgroundResource(int resId)
void setTextAppearance(Context context, int resId)

Protected methods

void drawableStateChanged()

Inherited methods

From class android.widget.EditText
From class android.widget.TextView