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Activity Indicator Text

Hi there,

The iPhone simulator seems to work fine, however there is no text present on my activity indicator as per the below:

var actInd = Titanium.UI.createActivityIndicator({
    font:{fontFamily:'Helvetica Neue', fontSize:13},
    message:' Loading...',

The indicator is present but not the text. Any ideas?

Many thanks

— asked June 17th 2010 by Craig Jones
  • activity
  • indicator
  • text

1 Answer

  • I have few experiences with spinner text, sometimes it shows but occasional it's not there but was able to get it worked using width = 'auto'

    — answered June 17th 2010 by Daniel Lim
    • thanks man, just what i was looking for

      — commented July 15th 2010 by Richie Mortimer
    • with width: 'auto' the problem as been solved

      — commented October 13th 2010 by Francesco Boscarino
    • I love you! Was driving me nuts.

      — commented January 19th 2011 by Bart Lewis
    • Thank you! This was what I needed also.

      — commented January 21st 2011 by Mike Dosey
    • It does work. But is no one concerned that 'auto' is not necessarily the desired width?

      — commented June 11th 2011 by Zhenya Kogan
    • A big thank you for this. After having wasted almost 2 hours on this, this is fantastic tip.

      — commented November 17th 2011 by Anuj Surana
    • thank you..It helped me

      — commented December 13th 2011 by LOKESH KV
    • any permanent fix for this. setting width to auto works, but as Zhenya mentioned, auto is not always the desired width

      — commented April 27th 2012 by Christopher Stea
    • One idea is to set it to auto first. Once you call the show() method, set it to the desired width

      — commented April 27th 2012 by Christopher Stea
    • Thank you!!!!

      — commented June 5th 2012 by Raffaele Chiocca
    • pretty cool activity indicator i wrote check it out on github

      — commented September 4th 2013 by Anthony Njuguna
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