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An Android component that allows to show AND edit text in HTML format using a WebView
import android.content.Context;
import android.util.AttributeSet;
import android.util.Xml;
import android.webkit.JavascriptInterface;
import android.webkit.WebView;
import android.webkit.WebViewClient;
public class HtmlTextEditor extends WebView {
class JsObject {
// This field always keeps the latest edited text
public String text;
@JavascriptInterface
public void textDidChange(String newText) {
text = newText.replace("\n", "");
}
}
private JsObject mJsObject;
public HtmlTextEditor(Context context, AttributeSet attrs) {
super(context, attrs);
getSettings().setJavaScriptEnabled(true);
mJsObject = new JsObject();
addJavascriptInterface(mJsObject, "injectedObject");
setWebViewClient(new WebViewClient(){
@Override
public void onPageFinished(WebView view, String url) {
super.onPageFinished(view, url);
loadUrl(
"javascript:(function() { " +
" var editor = document.getElementById(\"editor\");" +
" editor.addEventListener(\"input\", function() {" +
" injectedObject.textDidChange(editor.innerHTML);" +
" }, false)" +
"})()");
}
});
}
public void setText(String text) {
if (text == null) { text = ""; }
String editableHtmlTemplate = "<!DOCTYPE html>" + "<html>" + "<head>" + "<meta name=\"viewport\" content=\"initial-scale=1.0\" />" + "</head>" + "<body>" + "<div id=\"editor\" contenteditable=\"true\">___REPLACE___</div>" + "</body>" + "</html>";
String editableHtml = editableHtmlTemplate.replace("___REPLACE___", text);
loadData(editableHtml, "text/html; charset=utf-8", "UTF-8");
// Init the text field in case it's read without editing the text before
mJsObject.text = text;
}
public String getText() {
return mJsObject.text;
}
}
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