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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Getting Started with Android Android Setup and the Crystal Ball Project

Brittany Cerra
Brittany Cerra
7,424 Points

App won't run as instructed near end of video

Near the end of this video we are instructed to click the arrow drop down next to the green play button. Inside this we hover over Run As and select our app. Nothing happens for me. Nothing comes up in my console and nothing starts inside the AVD I have open. Whats up?

2 Answers

Brittany Cerra
Brittany Cerra
7,424 Points

I misunderstood what the video was asking. I was clicking on the workspace, either the xml or graphical layout, and was assuming that was selecting the file I wanted to run. What was necessary was to select the actual filename in the Package Explorer, and then run as instructed.

Try to create a new run configuration in eclipse...

-Click the arrow -Select "Run configuration..." Near the top of the box on the side is an icon that looks like a blank page with a plus sign on it. Click that. -Fill out information such as the project you wish to run (mainly by choosing which project you wish to run)

Sorry about the vague explanation, but it is the best I can do for now since I'm not at my computer, hopefully creating a run configuration is as straight forward as I remember.

Good luck :)