Implement IME Action Buttons in Soft Keyboard in Android using Jetpack Compose
In Android, IME (Input Method Action) Action Button is a key on the Soft Keyboard that represents different actions that can be displayed. In the below image, we have located the IME Action Buttons of two different types.
In the below image, you can see the different types of actions that can be displayed in the IME Action Button on the Soft Keyboard.
So in this article, we will show you how you could implement IME Action Buttons in Soft Keyboard in Android using Jetpack Compose. Follow the below steps once the IDE is ready.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a New Project in Android Studio
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. While choosing the template, select Empty Compose Activity. If you do not find this template, try upgrading the Android Studio to the latest version. We demonstrated the application in Kotlin, so make sure you select Kotlin as the primary language while creating a New Project.
Step 2: Working with the MainActivity.kt file
Go to the MainActivity.kt file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.kt file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
You can see that we are able to change the IME Action Button on the soft-keyboard to Done.