IcsSpinner Doesn't show drop down and doesn't trigger onClick at all

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http://stackoverflow.com – I have a simple activity using ActionBarSherlock and implementing my Own Layout as follows: I tried to use the ABS Navigation Mode List but it didn't work at all (List is not clickable the spinner selects the first item and tapping on it does nothing). Now tried again with IcsSpinner in a custom view but it didn't work too. The spinner appears in its correct place filled with the first item in the list but when I tap on it nothing happens it doesn't show the drop down or anything. When I replace it with the default spinner it works fine, but its UI on GingerBread is corrupted and I could (HowTos)