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Android

Phil White
PLUS
Phil White
Courses Plus Student 9,519 Points

Android Development, Creating The Screen Layout, Challenge task 2 of 2

Now let's change the background color of the whole RelativeLayout to a dark pink. Use the code #fff092b0.

This is what i put:

<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="@android:color/#fff092b0" >

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white" /> 

</RelativeLayout>

What am i doing wrong?

1 Answer

Justin Horner
STAFF
Justin Horner
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hello Phil,

In your code you are referencing the available android colors, but instead you want to specify a color you want for the background, not a pre-determined color built into Android.

To set the background to the value provided by the challenge, it would follow this format.

<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="#ffffffff">

...

</RelativeLayout>

I hope this helps.

Phil White
Phil White
Courses Plus Student 9,519 Points

Oh i see! I knew it would be something simple, Thank you Justin Horner the help is really appreciated