How get height of the a view with gone visibility and height defined as wrap_content in xml?

I have a ListView with visibility=gone and height=wrap_content, and i need its height to can make an animation of expand.

I already tried it:

view.measure(ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, ViewGroup.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT); int height = view.getMeasuredHeight();


v.measure(View.MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(0, View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED), View.MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(0, View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED)); int height = view.getMeasuredHeight();


v.measure(View.MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT, View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED), View.MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(ViewGroup.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT, View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED)); int height = view.getMeasuredHeight();

But it returned me a lesser value.

I am trying to do this after onResume.


The only way that i found was setting the width of the my view from width of a visible header view, then the below code returned me the right value.

int widthSpec = MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(headerView.getWidth(), MeasureSpec.EXACTLY); int heightSpec = MeasureSpec.makeMeasureSpec(0, MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED); v.measure(widthSpec, heightSpec); int height = v.getMeasuredHeight();


When an object is gone, it no longer is part of the layout. Maybe you mean to set your object to invisible, in which case you'll probably get a sensical value


view.post(new Runnable() { @Override public void run() { view.measure(View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED, View.MeasureSpec.UNSPECIFIED); int height = view.getMeasuredHeight(); } });

This worked for me. The method "post" makes sure the view is already added to the screen.


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