android – Pop up window to display some stuff in a fragment-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

I am trying to make something like a pop-up window, that would appear when clicked on a view in a fragment. I want this pop-up window or whatever, to not make the fragment dark, like a Dialog Fragment does.
And I also want the pop up to be positioned where the view is clicked.
Would be good if it has its own activity and layout so I can do some custom changes in it.
Can you plese show me some sample code?

How to solve:

The following should work perfect in accordance with your specification. Call this method from inside onClick(View v) of OnClickListener assigned to the View:

public void showPopup(View anchorView) {

    View popupView = getLayoutInflater().inflate(R.layout.popup_layout, null);

    PopupWindow popupWindow = new PopupWindow(popupView, 
                           LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT, LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT);

    // Example: If you have a TextView inside `popup_layout.xml`    
    TextView tv = (TextView) popupView.findViewById(;


    // Initialize more widgets from `popup_layout.xml`

    // If the PopupWindow should be focusable

    // If you need the PopupWindow to dismiss when when touched outside 
    popupWindow.setBackgroundDrawable(new ColorDrawable());

    int location[] = new int[2];

    // Get the View's(the one that was clicked in the Fragment) location

    // Using location, the PopupWindow will be displayed right under anchorView
    popupWindow.showAtLocation(anchorView, Gravity.NO_GRAVITY, 
                                     location[0], location[1] + anchorView.getHeight());


The comments should explain this well enough. anchorView is the v from onClick(View v).

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