The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.
Plain text is so, well, plain.
Fortunately, Android has fairly extensive support for formatted text,
before you need to break out something as heavy-weight as
However, some of this rich text support has been shrouded in mystery,
particularly how you would allow users to edit formatted text.
This chapter will explain how the rich text support in Android works and how you can take advantage of it, with particular emphasis on some open source projects to help you do just that.
Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the core chapters, particularly the ones on basic widgets and the input method framework.
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