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I wrote a program to show a progress bar using the AsyncTask class. I can see in the Log window the progress in increments of 5, but the progress bar does not show anything. The method showProgress() is activated by a button. Here is the MainActivity class:



And here's the layout file:



What is wrong? What is missing? (The Cancel button does not work either, but this is not my main concern now.) I want to see the progress bar animated. Thank you in advance for help! I really need it!
 
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I haven't tested your code, but look at the documentation of setProgress method. It says Sets the progress for the progress bars in the title.. I guess you need to call setProgess method of ProgressBar class for your own progress bar declared in the xml file.

http://developer.android.com/reference/android/app/Activity.html#setProgress(int)
 
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Hi Swastik, thank you for this idea. It almost works, using your suggestions. The only problem is that the bar does not fill up 100%. But I used your suggestion to pay attention to the setProgress function and I got it work!!!

Here's my program now:

 
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Hi monica,

I tried with your last code, and for its me its filling the complete bar.
 
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Yes, it does. That's what I meant to say. I just did not use exactly your code modification, but I got the idea from your code.
 
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I did that in a hurry, any ways it's great that it worked.
 
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To show increment near progress bar and not in logcat?
Thanks
 
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