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Published on 05 Feb 2013 | over 4 years ago

Guide to working with relative and linear layouts for the Android.

UI with Layout
* Relative: Able to put things relative to each other.
- Really easy to mess-up UI, so only use a little.
- Put things in corners or middle.

* Linear: Horizontal or vertical
| [Button] [Button] [Button] |

* Why use a Layout?
- Better scaling to new screen sizes.

Relative layout:
1. Activity with a relative layout.
2. Place some text in corners and middle.
3. Have 3 elements one-over next

Linear Layout;
1. Activity with linear layout.
2. Place text one over next

1. Activity with relative layout.
2. Add linear horizontal layout (centered)
3. Add text

1. To previous, add vertical linear layout.
2. Add items to it.

Advice: Planning Layouts
- Identify what elements are group together; put them in Linear layouts.

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