Adding a button with a background – Android

One thing I came across that is using an ImageButton leaves this button look around the picture which I placed on top of it. This is not the way I wanted why button to look as I wanted it to blend into the background to match the colour scheme. A solution I found to this was very simple all you have to do is place a normal button and add the background onto it.

1. First place the button onto the design.

2. Go to text mode at the bottom of the screen to view the XML code.

3. Within the button in the XML code write:


4. You will now be able to see that your button fits into the background nicely

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