We have a pop dialog in our desktop solution where you need to select values from 2 dropdowns and click OK.

Now I want a similar thing for our Android solution.

I'm not sure because in case of Android it will open a dialog on top of a dialog while selecting values from "Spinners".

Will this violate some design guidelines, or is there a better display this?

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I found out a nice solution which will work perfectly in my case:

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Why not picker wheel + Button ?

It's easy to use.

some Examples

photo Percolator app

finance MoneyIQ app

Android also available. How to

  • I'm not sure if this will work in Android. Cos both of these are Iphone apps. N I'm looking for a solution in Android where you have spinners.
    – carora3
    Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 13:05
  • @daniel-eckmann: Please don't use short URLs. This isn't Twitter & we have plenty of space.
    – dnbrv
    Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 14:06

3 spinners

Voip Bandwidth Calculator

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Stackoverflow question "How to create a popup window with spinner for android?"

  • This shows many dropdowns on a normal page (activity). In my case the layout itself is a dialog box, so my question was will it make sense to open another dialog box (showing the list of options), on top of a dialog box.
    – carora3
    Commented Feb 21, 2012 at 13:34

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