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Custom ViewGroups (Part 2): Supporting Margins with MarginLayoutParams

12/04/2017

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In this lesson, we will discuss how to enable margins for child views inside of a custom `ViewGroup` by using `MarginLayoutParams`. - Why margins do not work in a `ViewGroup` subclass by default - What is `MarginLayoutParams` - What four methods of `ViewGroup` to override to use a subclass of `LayoutParams` and what does each method to validate and generate `LayoutParams` for child views - `checkLayoutParams(LayoutParams p)` - `generateDefaultLayoutParams()` - `generateLayoutParams(LayoutParams p)` - `generateLayoutParams(AttributeSet attrs)` - How to override these four methods to use `MarginLayoutParams` in a custom `ViewGroup`

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