How to set margins in a LinearLayout programmatically?

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I'm using Java  to create a LinearLayout with buttons that fill the screen with margins. how on earth do you give the buttons margins so there is space between them? Is there any way to add margins to LinearLayout.

Dec 20, 2018 in Java by Sushmita
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LinearLayout ll = new LinearLayout(this);
ll.setOrientation(LinearLayout.VERTICAL);

LinearLayout.LayoutParams layoutParams = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(
     LinearLayout.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);

layoutParams.setMargins(30, 20, 30, 0);

Button okButton=new Button(this);
okButton.setText("some text");
ll.addView(okButton, layoutParams);
answered Dec 20, 2018 by Daisy
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