How to Create Option Menu in Android?

Here is source code of the Program to Demonstrate Creating an Options Menu in Android. The program is successfully compiled and run on a Windows system using Eclipse Ide. The program output is also shown below.

Main Activity

package com.example.options_menu;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Menu;
public class MainActivity extends Activity {
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
        menu.add(1, 1, 0, "Item1");
        menu.add(1, 2, 1, "Item2");
        menu.add(1, 3, 2, "Item3");
        menu.add(1, 4, 3, "Item4");
        menu.add(1, 5, 4, "Item5");
        return true;


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