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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Starting a New Activity

can not find symbol

I am trying to give a new intent but it stats that flightStart symbol can not be found.

import android.content.Intent;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;

public class LaunchActivity extends Activity {

  public Button mLaunchButton;

  private void flightstart()
   Intent intent = new Intent(this, FlightActivity.class);

  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    mLaunchButton = (Button)findViewById(R.id.launchButton);
    mLaunchButton.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
      public void onClick(View v) {
        // Add your code in here!


1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,692 Points

flightstart vs flightStart maybe? The missing symbol error just means that it found something where it doesn't know what it is.

I did not see that before, gotta reread my code sometimes.

Matthew Farrell
Matthew Farrell
6,725 Points

Naa it looks like you found the problem Simon.
The call should have the capital S.

private void flightStart() { Intent intent = new Intent(this, FlightActivity.class); flightStart(intent);