Support v7 appcompat & options menu

Some time ago, Google made its own backport of the famous ActionBar. The times of ActionBar Sherlock are finally over, and that’s a good thing. There has already been written a lot about using the Support ActionBar, so I won’t bother you with that. I’m going to talk about a small detail, but yet a very important one: using the Options Menu.

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Android: tabs appear above (or below) ActionBar *UPDATED*

On Android 3.0 and above, while using the ActionBar tabbed navigation style, the tabs sometimes appear above (or below) the action bar. This strange UX behaviour doesn’t seem to make sense, especially on devices with larger screens like tablets. The issue seems te be fixed since API level 19 (Android KitKat 4.4), but it still affects the majority of Android devices.

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