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A custom Android layout class that arranges children in a grid-like manner, optimizing for even horizontal and vertical whitespace.
/*
* ATTENTION:
*
* This layout is now maintained in the `iosched' code.google.com project:
*
* http://code.google.com/p/iosched/source/browse/android/src/com/google/android/apps/iosched/ui/widget/DashboardLayout.java
*
*/
/*
* Copyright 2011 Google Inc.
*
* Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
* you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
* You may obtain a copy of the License at
*
* http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
*
* Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
* distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
* WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
* See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
* limitations under the License.
*/
package com.google.android.apps.iosched.ui.widget;
import android.content.Context;
import android.util.AttributeSet;
import android.view.View;
import android.view.ViewGroup;
/**
* Custom layout that arranges children in a grid-like manner, optimizing for even horizontal and
* vertical whitespace.
*/
public class DashboardLayout extends ViewGroup {
private static final int UNEVEN_GRID_PENALTY_MULTIPLIER = 10;
private int mMaxChildWidth = 0;
private int mMaxChildHeight = 0;
public DashboardLayout(Context context) {
super(context, null);
}
public DashboardLayout(Context context, AttributeSet attrs) {
super(context, attrs, 0);
}
public DashboardLayout(Context context, AttributeSet attrs, int defStyle) {
super(context, attrs, defStyle);
}
@Override
protected void onMeasure(int widthMeasureSpec, int heightMeasureSpec) {
mMaxChildWidth = 0;
mMaxChildHeight = 0;
final int childWidthMeasureSpec = MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(
MeasureSpec.getSize(widthMeasureSpec), MeasureSpec.AT_MOST);
final int childHeightMeasureSpec = MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(
MeasureSpec.getSize(widthMeasureSpec), MeasureSpec.AT_MOST);
final int count = getChildCount();
for (int i = 0; i < count; i++) {
final View child = getChildAt(i);
if (child.getVisibility() == GONE) {
continue;
}
child.measure(childWidthMeasureSpec, childHeightMeasureSpec);
mMaxChildWidth = Math.max(mMaxChildWidth, child.getMeasuredWidth());
mMaxChildHeight = Math.max(mMaxChildHeight, child.getMeasuredHeight());
}
setMeasuredDimension(
resolveSize(mMaxChildWidth, widthMeasureSpec),
resolveSize(mMaxChildHeight, heightMeasureSpec));
}
@Override
protected void onLayout(boolean changed, int l, int t, int r, int b) {
int width = r - l;
int height = b - t;
final int count = getChildCount();
// Calculate the number of visible children.
int visibleCount = 0;
for (int i = 0; i < count; i++) {
final View child = getChildAt(i);
if (child.getVisibility() == GONE) {
continue;
}
++visibleCount;
}
if (visibleCount == 0) {
return;
}
// Calculate what number of rows and columns will optimize for even horizontal and
// vertical whitespace between items. Start with a 1 x N grid, then try 2 x N, and so on.
int bestSpaceDifference = Integer.MAX_VALUE;
int spaceDifference;
// Horizontal and vertical space between items
int hSpace = 0;
int vSpace = 0;
int cols = 1;
int rows;
while (true) {
rows = (visibleCount - 1) / cols + 1;
hSpace = ((width - mMaxChildWidth * cols) / (cols + 1));
vSpace = ((height - mMaxChildHeight * rows) / (rows + 1));
spaceDifference = Math.abs(vSpace - hSpace);
if (rows * cols != visibleCount) {
spaceDifference *= UNEVEN_GRID_PENALTY_MULTIPLIER;
}
if (spaceDifference < bestSpaceDifference) {
// Found a better whitespace squareness/ratio
bestSpaceDifference = spaceDifference;
// If we found a better whitespace squareness and there's only 1 row, this is
// the best we can do.
if (rows == 1) {
break;
}
} else {
// This is a worse whitespace ratio, use the previous value of cols and exit.
--cols;
rows = (visibleCount - 1) / cols + 1;
hSpace = ((width - mMaxChildWidth * cols) / (cols + 1));
vSpace = ((height - mMaxChildHeight * rows) / (rows + 1));
break;
}
++cols;
}
// Lay out children based on calculated best-fit number of rows and cols.
// If we chose a layout that has negative horizontal or vertical space, force it to zero.
hSpace = Math.max(0, hSpace);
vSpace = Math.max(0, vSpace);
// Re-use width/height variables to be child width/height.
width = (width - hSpace * (cols + 1)) / cols;
height = (height - vSpace * (rows + 1)) / rows;
int left, top;
int col, row;
int visibleIndex = 0;
for (int i = 0; i < count; i++) {
final View child = getChildAt(i);
if (child.getVisibility() == GONE) {
continue;
}
row = visibleIndex / cols;
col = visibleIndex % cols;
left = l + hSpace * (col + 1) + width * col;
top = t + vSpace * (row + 1) + height * row;
child.layout(left, top,
(hSpace == 0 && col == cols - 1) ? r : (left + width),
(vSpace == 0 && row == rows - 1) ? b : (top + height));
++visibleIndex;
}
}
}
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