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Android Implementing Designs for Android Customizing the Login Screen Adding the Login Background Image

Alex Lowe
Alex Lowe
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Any drawback to using the relative layout's background property?

I was just wonder if there's a drawback to just putting the background image in the relative layout's background attribute. It seems to get to the same result a lot easier.

1 Answer

There is no issue except that it'll increase the size of your apk for no reason at all and you'll have to create an image too. The properties may seem cumbersome initially, but after you do it 5-7 times, they'll be an easier option than the image. Worth the extra effort I think.