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Alex Atwater
Alex Atwater
2,624 Points

Can’t .setText() of a EditText (text box)

Here is the onCreate

‘’’java protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); setContentView(R.layout.activity_admin); if (savedInstanceState == null) { getFragmentManager().beginTransaction() .add(R.id.container, new PlaceholderFragment()).commit(); }

    Log.d("checkpoint", "1");
    //if there is a previous successful login, autofill username
    Log.d("checkpoint", "2");
    SharedPreferences prefs = getPreferences(MODE_PRIVATE); 
    Log.d("checkpoint", "3");
    final String restoredUsername = prefs.getString("adminusername","");
          Log.d("checkpoint", "5");
          final EditText adminUsername = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.adminusername);
          Log.d("checkpoint", "6");
          Log.d("username", restoredUsername);
          Log.d("checkpoint", "7");


‘’’ restoredUsername comes in perfect, i checked. Nothing wrong with that. I get the checkpoint 6 then the app crashes. I don’t understand and i’m stuck , please help.

One other note, i have a hint on the edit text if that makes a difference.