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In this video we will learn how to create a custom button that uses image files to replace the background of the default Android button.
For this we will create a StateListDrawable xml file, where we define appropriate png files from the drawable folder for the different button state combinations of state_pressed and state_enabled. We put these states as items between a selector tag to create a state list and set it as the background on our Button widget.
Just like for any other button, we can set an OnClickListener on our custom button, disable it etc.