android – Positioning EditText Above Keyboard-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

I have got an EditText looking like this (with “bottom gravity”):

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When I press the EditText, the keyboard shows up and I can’t see anymore what I’m typing (because the EditText is now behind the keyboard, on the bottom). How could I move the EditText automatically just above the keyboard, when it has been pressed?

At the end, it would be good if it would look like this:

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My Code:

// LINEAR LAYOUT
LinearLayout layout = new LinearLayout(getApplicationContext());
layout.setOrientation(LinearLayout.VERTICAL);
setContentView(layout);
// TEXTVIEW
layout.addView(tv);
// EDITTEXT
et.setGravity(Gravity.BOTTOM);
et.setInputType(InputType.TYPE_CLASS_TEXT);
et.setImeOptions(EditorInfo.IME_ACTION_SEND);
LinearLayout.LayoutParams params = new LinearLayout.LayoutParams(LinearLayout.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, LinearLayout.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT);
                        params.gravity = Gravity.BOTTOM;
                        et.setLayoutParams(params); // SOMETHING LIKE ONTOUCH -> MOVE UPWARDS
                        layout.addView(et);
How to solve:

In your Manifest file add the following code for this particular activity

<activity android:windowSoftInputMode="adjustPan">

Check this doc for more info.

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use

android:windowSoftInputMode="stateVisible|adjustResize" 

in your Manifest file.
See developer site for your reference

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It happens sometimes that setting activity in manifest

android:windowSoftInputMode="stateVisible|adjustResize" 
android:windowSoftInputMode="adjustPan" 

not working with scrolling views containing EditText.

After research I figured out
that to work in some cases parent layout has to be set android:fitsSystemWindows="true". Then native functionality of scrolling EditText above scrollbar working like a charm.

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