How to Make Scrollable TextView in Android

Android TextView allows user to display text in android application. In this tips, I will show how to make scrollable TextView in android. To make TextView scrollable, you don’t need to use ScrollView, just add android:scrollbars=”vertical” attribute in TextView and then add two line of code in your java activity file.

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XML Layout File

Following is the xml layout file which contain a LinearLayout and a TextView.

Java Activity File

Following is the final code of MainActivity.java file.

Now, run your application and see texts are scrolling.


How to Make Scrollable TextView in Android
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