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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Data from an Intent

Zachery Roberts
Zachery Roberts
1,478 Points

Build an Interactive Story app. Intent help!!

I have not used int while using Intent

FlightActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends Activity {

  public int mFuelLevel = 0;

  @Override
  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_flight);

    // Add your code below!
    Intent intent = getIntent();
    int getIntExtra (String "FUEL_LEVEL", int -1);
    startActivity(intent);

  }
}
Zachery Roberts
Zachery Roberts
1,478 Points

Awesome! Thank you so much.

The example you provided really helped me to see what I was doing wrong.

1 Answer

Lukas Baumgartner
Lukas Baumgartner
14,817 Points

You need to specify where you want to get the IntExtra from :) Do you know what I mean?

For example:

String coolText = mEditText.getText().toString();

I GET my text from my EditText and store it in a String variable.

It's pretty much the same with your problem. Try to store the intExtra that you GET from your intent in an appropriate variable.