AlertDialog Class

Definition

A subclass of Dialog that can display one, two or three buttons.

[Android.Runtime.Register("android/app/AlertDialog", DoNotGenerateAcw=true)]
public class AlertDialog : Android.App.Dialog, IDisposable, Java.Interop.IJavaPeerable
[<Android.Runtime.Register("android/app/AlertDialog", DoNotGenerateAcw=true)>]
type AlertDialog = class
    inherit Dialog
    interface IDialogInterface
    interface IJavaObject
    interface IDisposable
    interface IJavaPeerable
Inheritance
AlertDialog
Derived
Attributes
Implements

Remarks

Java documentation for android.app.AlertDialog.

Portions of this page are modifications based on work created and shared by the Android Open Source Project and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 2.5 Attribution License.

Constructors

AlertDialog(Context)

Creates an alert dialog that uses the default alert dialog theme.

AlertDialog(Context, Boolean, EventHandler)
AlertDialog(Context, Boolean, IDialogInterfaceOnCancelListener)

Creates an alert dialog that uses the default alert dialog theme.

AlertDialog(Context, Int32)

Creates an alert dialog that uses an explicit theme resource.

AlertDialog(IntPtr, JniHandleOwnership)

A constructor used when creating managed representations of JNI objects; called by the runtime.

Fields

ThemeDeviceDefaultDark
Obsolete.

Special theme constant for #AlertDialog(Context, int): use the device's default alert theme with a dark background.

ThemeDeviceDefaultLight
Obsolete.

Special theme constant for #AlertDialog(Context, int): use the device's default alert theme with a light background.

ThemeHoloDark
Obsolete.

Special theme constant for #AlertDialog(Context, int): use the holographic alert theme with a dark background.

ThemeHoloLight
Obsolete.

Special theme constant for #AlertDialog(Context, int): use the holographic alert theme with a light background.

ThemeTraditional
Obsolete.

Special theme constant for #AlertDialog(Context, int): use the traditional (pre-Holo) alert dialog theme.

Properties

ActionBar

Retrieve the ActionBar attached to this dialog, if present.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Class

Returns the runtime class of this Object.

(Inherited from Object)
Context

Retrieve the Context this Dialog is running in.

(Inherited from Dialog)
CurrentFocus

Call android.view.Window#getCurrentFocus on the Window if this Activity to return the currently focused view.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Handle

The handle to the underlying Android instance.

(Inherited from Object)
IsShowing (Inherited from Dialog)
JniIdentityHashCode (Inherited from Object)
JniPeerMembers
LayoutInflater (Inherited from Dialog)
ListView

Gets the list view used in the dialog.

OwnerActivity

Returns the Activity that owns this Dialog. -or- Sets the Activity that owns this dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
PeerReference (Inherited from Object)
SearchEvent

During the onSearchRequested() callbacks, this function will return the SearchEvent that triggered the callback, if it exists.

(Inherited from Dialog)
ThresholdClass

This API supports the Mono for Android infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

ThresholdType

This API supports the Mono for Android infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

VolumeControlStream

By default, this will use the owner Activity's suggested stream type.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Window

Retrieve the current Window for the activity.

(Inherited from Dialog)

Methods

AddContentView(View, ViewGroup+LayoutParams)

Add an additional content view to the screen.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Cancel()

Cancel the dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Clone()

Creates and returns a copy of this object.

(Inherited from Object)
CloseOptionsMenu() (Inherited from Dialog)
Create()

Forces immediate creation of the dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Dismiss()

Dismiss this dialog, removing it from the screen.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchGenericMotionEvent(MotionEvent)

Called to process generic motion events.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchKeyEvent(KeyEvent)

Called to process key events.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchKeyShortcutEvent(KeyEvent)

Called to process a key shortcut event.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchPopulateAccessibilityEvent(AccessibilityEvent)

Called to process population of AccessibilityEvents.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchTouchEvent(MotionEvent)

Called to process touch screen events.

(Inherited from Dialog)
DispatchTrackballEvent(MotionEvent)

Called to process trackball events.

(Inherited from Dialog)
Dispose() (Inherited from Object)
Dispose(Boolean) (Inherited from Object)
Equals(Object)

Indicates whether some other object is "equal to" this one.

(Inherited from Object)
FindViewById(Int32)

Finds the first descendant view with the given ID or null if the ID is invalid (< 0), there is no matching view in the hierarchy, or the dialog has not yet been fully created (for example, via #show() or #create()).

(Inherited from Dialog)
FindViewById<T>(Int32) (Inherited from Dialog)
GetButton(Int32)

Gets one of the buttons used in the dialog.

GetHashCode()

Returns a hash code value for the object.

(Inherited from Object)
Hide()

Hide the dialog, but do not dismiss it.

(Inherited from Dialog)
InvalidateOptionsMenu() (Inherited from Dialog)
JavaFinalize()

Called by the garbage collector on an object when garbage collection determines that there are no more references to the object.

(Inherited from Object)
Notify()

Wakes up a single thread that is waiting on this object's monitor.

(Inherited from Object)
NotifyAll()

Wakes up all threads that are waiting on this object's monitor.

(Inherited from Object)
OnActionModeFinished(ActionMode)

To be added

        Note that if you override this method you should always call through
        to the superclass implementation by calling super.
(Inherited from Dialog)
OnActionModeStarted(ActionMode)

To be added

        Note that if you override this method you should always call through
        to the superclass implementation by calling super.
(Inherited from Dialog)
OnAttachedToWindow()

Called when the window has been attached to the window manager.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnBackPressed()

Called when the dialog has detected the user's press of the back key.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnContentChanged()

This hook is called whenever the content view of the screen changes (due to a call to M:Android.Views.Window.SetContentView(Android.Views.View,.LayoutParams) or AddContentView(View, ViewGroup+LayoutParams)).

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnContextItemSelected(IMenuItem) (Inherited from Dialog)
OnContextMenuClosed(IMenu) (Inherited from Dialog)
OnCreate(Bundle)

Similar to Activity#onCreate, you should initialize your dialog in this method, including calling #setContentView.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnCreateContextMenu(IContextMenu, View, IContextMenuContextMenuInfo)

Called when the context menu for this view is being built.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnCreateOptionsMenu(IMenu)

It is usually safe to proxy this call to the owner activity's Activity#onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu) if the client desires the same menu for this Dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnCreatePanelMenu(Int32, IMenu)

Initialize the contents of the menu for panel 'featureId'.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnCreatePanelView(Int32)

Instantiate the view to display in the panel for 'featureId'.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnDetachedFromWindow()

Called when the window has been attached to the window manager.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnGenericMotionEvent(MotionEvent)

Called when a generic motion event was not handled by any of the views inside of the dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnKeyDown(Keycode, KeyEvent)

A key was pressed down.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnKeyLongPress(Keycode, KeyEvent)

Default implementation of KeyEvent.Callback#onKeyLongPress(int, KeyEvent) KeyEvent.Callback.onKeyLongPress(): always returns false (doesn't handle the event).

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnKeyMultiple(Keycode, Int32, KeyEvent)

Default implementation of KeyEvent.Callback#onKeyMultiple(int, int, KeyEvent) KeyEvent.Callback.onKeyMultiple(): always returns false (doesn't handle the event).

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnKeyShortcut(Keycode, KeyEvent)

Called when a key shortcut event is not handled by any of the views in the Dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnKeyUp(Keycode, KeyEvent)

A key was released.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnMenuItemSelected(Int32, IMenuItem)

Called when a panel's menu item has been selected by the user.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnMenuOpened(Int32, IMenu)

Called when a panel's menu is opened by the user.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnOptionsItemSelected(IMenuItem) (Inherited from Dialog)
OnOptionsMenuClosed(IMenu) (Inherited from Dialog)
OnPanelClosed(Int32, IMenu)

Called when a panel is being closed.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnPrepareOptionsMenu(IMenu)

It is usually safe to proxy this call to the owner activity's Activity#onPrepareOptionsMenu(Menu) if the client desires the same menu for this Dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnPreparePanel(Int32, View, IMenu)

Prepare a panel to be displayed.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnRestoreInstanceState(Bundle)

Restore the state of the dialog from a previously saved bundle.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnSaveInstanceState()

Saves the state of the dialog into a bundle.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnSearchRequested()

This hook is called when the user signals the desire to start a search.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnSearchRequested(SearchEvent)

This hook is called when the user signals the desire to start a search.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnStart()

Called when the dialog is starting.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnStop()

Called to tell you that you're stopping.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnTouchEvent(MotionEvent)

Called when a touch screen event was not handled by any of the views under it.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnTrackballEvent(MotionEvent)

Called when the trackball was moved and not handled by any of the views inside of the activity.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnWindowAttributesChanged(WindowManagerLayoutParams)

This is called whenever the current window attributes change.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnWindowFocusChanged(Boolean)

This hook is called whenever the window focus changes.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnWindowStartingActionMode(ActionMode+ICallback)

Called when an action mode is being started for this window.

(Inherited from Dialog)
OnWindowStartingActionMode(ActionMode+ICallback, ActionModeType) (Inherited from Dialog)
OpenContextMenu(View) (Inherited from Dialog)
OpenOptionsMenu() (Inherited from Dialog)
RegisterForContextMenu(View) (Inherited from Dialog)
RequestWindowFeature(Int32)

Enable extended window features.

(Inherited from Dialog)
RequireViewById(Int32)

Finds the first descendant view with the given ID or throws an IllegalArgumentException if the ID is invalid (< 0), there is no matching view in the hierarchy, or the dialog has not yet been fully created (for example, via #show() or #create()).

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetButton(ICharSequence, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton(ICharSequence, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton(ICharSequence, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton(Int32, ICharSequence, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton(Int32, ICharSequence, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton(Int32, ICharSequence, Message)

Set a message to be sent when a button is pressed.

SetButton(Int32, String, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton(Int32, String, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton(Int32, String, Message)

Set a message to be sent when a button is pressed.

SetButton(String, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton(String, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton(String, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when the specified button of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton2(ICharSequence, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton2(ICharSequence, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 2 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton2(ICharSequence, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 2 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton2(String, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton2(String, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 2 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton2(String, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 2 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton3(ICharSequence, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton3(ICharSequence, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 3 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton3(ICharSequence, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 3 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton3(String, EventHandler<DialogClickEventArgs>)
SetButton3(String, IDialogInterfaceOnClickListener)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 3 of the dialog is pressed.

SetButton3(String, Message)
Obsolete.

Set a listener to be invoked when button 3 of the dialog is pressed.

SetCancelable(Boolean)

Sets whether this dialog is cancelable with the KeyEvent#KEYCODE_BACK BACK key.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetCanceledOnTouchOutside(Boolean)

Sets whether this dialog is canceled when touched outside the window's bounds.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetCancelMessage(Message)

Set a message to be sent when the dialog is canceled.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetContentView(Int32)

Set the screen content from a layout resource.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetContentView(View)

Set the screen content to an explicit view.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetContentView(View, ViewGroup+LayoutParams)

Set the screen content from a layout resource.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetCustomTitle(View)
SetDismissMessage(Message)

Set a message to be sent when the dialog is dismissed.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetFeatureDrawable(Int32, Drawable)

Convenience for calling android.view.Window#setFeatureDrawable(int, Drawable).

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetFeatureDrawableAlpha(Int32, Int32)

Convenience for calling android.view.Window#setFeatureDrawableAlpha.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetFeatureDrawableResource(Int32, Int32)

Convenience for calling android.view.Window#setFeatureDrawableResource.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetFeatureDrawableUri(Int32, Uri)

Convenience for calling android.view.Window#setFeatureDrawableUri.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetHandle(IntPtr, JniHandleOwnership)

Sets the Handle property.

(Inherited from Object)
SetIcon(Drawable)

Set resId to 0 if you don't want an icon.

SetIcon(Int32)

Set resId to 0 if you don't want an icon.

SetIconAttribute(Int32)

Set an icon as supplied by a theme attribute.

SetInverseBackgroundForced(Boolean)
SetMessage(ICharSequence)
SetMessage(String)
SetOnCancelListener(IDialogInterfaceOnCancelListener)

Set a listener to be invoked when the dialog is canceled.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetOnDismissListener(IDialogInterfaceOnDismissListener)

Set a listener to be invoked when the dialog is dismissed.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetOnKeyListener(IDialogInterfaceOnKeyListener)

Sets the callback that will be called if a key is dispatched to the dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetOnShowListener(IDialogInterfaceOnShowListener)

Sets a listener to be invoked when the dialog is shown.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetTitle(ICharSequence)

Set the title text for this dialog's window.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetTitle(Int32)

Set the title text for this dialog's window.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetTitle(String)

Set the title text for this dialog's window.

(Inherited from Dialog)
SetView(View)

Set the view to display in that dialog.

SetView(View, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

Set the view to display in that dialog, specifying the spacing to appear around that view.

Show()

Start the dialog and display it on screen.

(Inherited from Dialog)
TakeKeyEvents(Boolean)

Request that key events come to this dialog.

(Inherited from Dialog)
ToArray<T>() (Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a string representation of the object.

(Inherited from Object)
UnregisterForContextMenu(View) (Inherited from Dialog)
UnregisterFromRuntime() (Inherited from Object)
Wait()

Causes the current thread to wait until another thread invokes the java.lang.Object#notify() method or the java.lang.Object#notifyAll() method for this object.

(Inherited from Object)
Wait(Int64)

Causes the current thread to wait until either another thread invokes the java.lang.Object#notify() method or the java.lang.Object#notifyAll() method for this object, or a specified amount of time has elapsed.

(Inherited from Object)
Wait(Int64, Int32)

Causes the current thread to wait until another thread invokes the java.lang.Object#notify() method or the java.lang.Object#notifyAll() method for this object, or some other thread interrupts the current thread, or a certain amount of real time has elapsed.

(Inherited from Object)

Events

CancelEvent (Inherited from Dialog)
DismissEvent (Inherited from Dialog)
KeyPress (Inherited from Dialog)
ShowEvent (Inherited from Dialog)

Explicit Interface Implementations

IJavaPeerable.Disposed() (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.DisposeUnlessReferenced() (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.Finalized() (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.JniManagedPeerState (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.SetJniIdentityHashCode(Int32) (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.SetJniManagedPeerState(JniManagedPeerStates) (Inherited from Object)
IJavaPeerable.SetPeerReference(JniObjectReference) (Inherited from Object)

Extension Methods

JavaCast<TResult>(IJavaObject)

Performs an Android runtime-checked type conversion.

JavaCast<TResult>(IJavaObject)
GetJniTypeName(IJavaPeerable)

Applies to