How to add custom font to TextView in Kotlin

In this android kotlin source code example, we are going to add custom font to TextView in Kotlin.

You can copy and adopt this source code example to your Kotlin android project without reinventing the wheel.

Below is a step by step source code to add custom font to TextView in Kotlin.

activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:id="@+id/constraintLayout"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".TextViewAndRadioButton.TextViewAndRadioButtonActivity9">

</androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout>

MainActivity.kt

import android.graphics.Typeface
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity
import android.os.Bundle
import android.view.Gravity
import android.view.ViewGroup
import android.widget.TextView
import androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout
import androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintSet
import com.bluapp.kotlinview.R

class TextViewAndRadioButtonActivity9 : AppCompatActivity() {

    override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState)
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_text_view_and_radio_button9)
        val constraintLayout = findViewById(R.id.constraintLayout) as ConstraintLayout
        val conParam = ConstraintLayout.LayoutParams(
            ViewGroup.LayoutParams.MATCH_PARENT,
            ViewGroup.LayoutParams.WRAP_CONTENT
        )
        conParam.topToTop = ConstraintSet.PARENT_ID
        conParam.bottomToBottom = ConstraintSet.PARENT_ID
        conParam.startToStart = ConstraintSet.PARENT_ID
        conParam.endToEnd = ConstraintSet.PARENT_ID
        val textview = TextView(this)
        textview.text = "Hello World"
        textview.gravity = Gravity.CENTER
        val typeface = Typeface.createFromAsset(assets, "Font.otf")
        textview.setTypeface(typeface)
        constraintLayout.addView(textview, conParam)
    }
}

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