android – Creating RadioGroup programmatically-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

I got a Error while doing the following code

Error:The specified child already has a parent you must call removeView on the child's parent first

Anyone please help me in resolving this
Code:

RadioButton[] radiobutton = new RadioButton[5];
        RadioGroup radiogroup = new RadioGroup(this);
        for (int i = 0; i < 5; i++) {

            LinearLayout listmainLayout = (LinearLayout) findViewById(R.id.phonelist);
            // listmainLayout.setLayoutParams(new
            // ListView.LayoutParams(width,
            // height / 10));
            listmainLayout.setGravity(Gravity.CENTER_VERTICAL);
            RelativeLayout mainlistLayout = new RelativeLayout(
                    getApplicationContext());
            LinearLayout.LayoutParams mainlistLayoutParams = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(
                    (int) (width * 0.85), LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);
            mainlistLayout.setLayoutParams(mainlistLayoutParams);
            // mainlistLayout.setOrientation(LinearLayout.VERTICAL);
            mainlistLayout.setPadding((int) (0.03 * width), 0, 0, 0);
            LinearLayout.LayoutParams radiogroupparams = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(
                    LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT,
                    LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);
            radiogroup.setLayoutParams(radiogroupparams);
            radiobutton[i] = new RadioButton(this);
            radiobutton[i].setText(" " + ContactsActivity.phonetype.get(i)
                    + "    " + ContactsActivity.phone.get(i));
            radiobutton[i].setId(i + 100);
            radiogroup.removeView(radiobutton[i]);
            radiogroup.addView(radiobutton[i]);
            mainlistLayout.addView(radiogroup);

My logcat shows:

11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353): FATAL EXCEPTION: main
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353): java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to start activity ComponentInfo{com.example.contacts_appetite/com.example.contacts_appetite.ContactDetalisList}: java.lang.IllegalStateException: The specified child already has a parent. You must call removeView() on the child's parent first.
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread.performLaunchActivity(ActivityThread.java:2059)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread.handleLaunchActivity(ActivityThread.java:2084)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread.access$600(ActivityThread.java:130)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread$H.handleMessage(ActivityThread.java:1195)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.os.Handler.dispatchMessage(Handler.java:99)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.os.Looper.loop(Looper.java:137)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread.main(ActivityThread.java:4745)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at java.lang.reflect.Method.invokeNative(Native Method)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:511)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit$MethodAndArgsCaller.run(ZygoteInit.java:786)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at com.android.internal.os.ZygoteInit.main(ZygoteInit.java:553)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at dalvik.system.NativeStart.main(Native Method)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353): Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: The specified child already has a parent. You must call removeView() on the child's parent first.
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.view.ViewGroup.addViewInner(ViewGroup.java:3378)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.view.ViewGroup.addView(ViewGroup.java:3249)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.view.ViewGroup.addView(ViewGroup.java:3194)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.view.ViewGroup.addView(ViewGroup.java:3170)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at com.example.contacts_appetite.ContactDetalisList.getView(ContactDetalisList.java:139)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at com.example.contacts_appetite.ContactDetalisList.onCreate(ContactDetalisList.java:65)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.Activity.performCreate(Activity.java:5008)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.Instrumentation.callActivityOnCreate(Instrumentation.java:1079)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     at android.app.ActivityThread.performLaunchActivity(ActivityThread.java:2023)
11-12 17:51:11.500: E/AndroidRuntime(3353):     ... 11 more
How to solve:

this The specified child already has a parent. You must call removeView() on the child's parent first. because you are adding child( radio group ) to the parent layout multiple times.

try like this

private void createRadioButton() {
    final RadioButton[] rb = new RadioButton[5];
    RadioGroup rg = new RadioGroup(this); //create the RadioGroup
    rg.setOrientation(RadioGroup.HORIZONTAL);//or RadioGroup.VERTICAL
    for(int i=0; i<5; i++){
       rb[i]  = new RadioButton(this);          
       rb[i].setText(" " + ContactsActivity.phonetype.get(i)
            + "    " + ContactsActivity.phone.get(i));
       rb[i].setId(i + 100);
       rg.addView(rb[i]);
    }
    ll.addView(rg);//you add the whole RadioGroup to the layout

}

###

Here is my source code,

First Create String arrays

<string-array name="websites_array">
    <item>Yahoo</item>
    <item>Hotmail</item>
    <item>Gmail</item>
    <item>Facebook</item>
    <item>Other</item>
</string-array>

Then in source code,

final RadioGroup radioGrp = (RadioGroup) findViewById(R.id.radioGroup);

    //get string array from source
    String[] websitesArray = getResources().getStringArray(R.array.websites_array);

    //create radio buttons
    for (int i = 0; i < websitesArray.length; i++) {
        RadioButton radioButton = new RadioButton(this);
        radioButton.setText(websitesArray[i]);
        radioButton.setId(i);
        radioGrp.addView(radioButton);
    }

    //set listener to radio button group
    radioGrp.setOnCheckedChangeListener(new RadioGroup.OnCheckedChangeListener() {
        @Override
        public void onCheckedChanged(RadioGroup group, int checkedId) {
            int checkedRadioButtonId = radioGrp.getCheckedRadioButtonId();
            RadioButton radioBtn = (RadioButton) findViewById(checkedRadioButtonId);
            Toast.makeText(ConfigurationActivity.this, radioBtn.getText(), Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
        }
    });

That’s all… 🙂

###

try this

RadioButton[] radiobutton = new RadioButton[5];
  final  RadioGroup radiogroup = new RadioGroup(this);

LinearLayout listmainLayout = (LinearLayout) findViewById(R.id.phonelist);
        // listmainLayout.setLayoutParams(new
        // ListView.LayoutParams(width,
        // height / 10));
        listmainLayout.setGravity(Gravity.CENTER_VERTICAL);
        RelativeLayout mainlistLayout = new RelativeLayout(
                getApplicationContext());
        LinearLayout.LayoutParams mainlistLayoutParams = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(
                (int) (width * 0.85), LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);
        mainlistLayout.setLayoutParams(mainlistLayoutParams);
        // mainlistLayout.setOrientation(LinearLayout.VERTICAL);
        mainlistLayout.setPadding((int) (0.03 * width), 0, 0, 0);
        LinearLayout.LayoutParams radiogroupparams = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(
                LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT,
                LinearLayout.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);
        radiogroup.setLayoutParams(radiogroupparams);
    for (int i = 0; i < 5; i++) {


        radiobutton[i] = new RadioButton(this);
        radiobutton[i].setText(" " + ContactsActivity.phonetype.get(i)
                + "    " + ContactsActivity.phone.get(i));
        radiobutton[i].setId(i + 100);
        radiogroup.addView(radiobutton[i]);
        mainlistLayout.addView(radiogroup);

}

###

Add array to strings.xml:

<string-array name="some_array">
    <item>some_item_0</item>
    <item>some_item_1</item>
    <item>some_item_2</item>
</string-array>

I don’t think you need id but text for each button so put somewhere this method (in my case this is Utils class):

public static void fillRadioGroup(Context context, RadioGroup radioGroup, int stringArrayId){
    for (String s : context.getResources().getStringArray(stringArrayId)){
        RadioButton radioButton = new RadioButton(context);
        radioButton.setText(s);
        radioGroup.addView(radioButton);
    }

    if(radioGroup.getChildCount() > 0)
        radioGroup.check(radioGroup.getChildAt(0).getId());
}

Then you can call it:

Utils.fillRadioGroup(this, radioGroup, R.array.some_array);

To get text you need to call:

if(radioGroup.getChildCount() > 0)
    String text = ((RadioButton) findViewById(radioGroup.getCheckedRadioButtonId())).getText().toString();

###

class RadioButtonsGroup {

    private val buttons = ArrayList<RadioButton>()

    fun add(radioButton: RadioButton) {
        buttons.add(radioButton)

        radioButton.setOnClickListener {
            for (button in buttons) {
                if (radioButton !== button) {
                    button.isChecked = false
                }
            }

            radioButton.isChecked = true
        }
    }
}

###

    String selectedValue = "";
    LinearLayout linearLayout = findViewById(R.id.linearLayout);
    RadioGroup radioGroup = new RadioGroup(this);
    ArrayList<String> arrayList; //or replace your list here
    arrayList.add("Apple");
    arrayList.add("Melon");

    for (int i = 0; i < arrayList.size(); i++){
       RadioButton radioButton = new RadioButton(this);
       radioButton.setText(arrayList.get(i));
       radioGroup.addView(radioButton);

       int keyI = i;
       radioButton.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                if (radioButton.isChecked()){
                   selectedValue = arrayList.get(keyI);
                   Toast.makeText(AnActivity.this,selectedValue, Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
                }
            }
       });
    }
    linearLayout.addView(radioGroup);
    //to do with updated selectedValue

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