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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Coding the Fun Facts Using Conditionals (if Statements)

CD Lim
CD Lim
4,782 Points

cannot convert randomNumber into text fact

here is my code so far

import android.support.v7.app.AppCompatActivity; import android.os.Bundle; import android.util.Log; import android.view.Menu; import android.view.MenuItem; import android.view.View; import android.widget.Button; import android.widget.TextView;

import java.util.Random;

public class FunFactsActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    //declare our view variables and assign the views from the layout files
    final TextView factLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.factTextView);
    Button showFactButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.showFactButton);
    View.OnClickListener listener = new View.OnClickListener() {
        public void onClick(View view) {

            // the button was clicked, it will update the with some new facts

            String fact = "";
            // Randomly select a fact

            Random randomGenerator = new Random(); //construct a new Random generator
            int randomNumber = randomGenerator.nextInt(3);

            /* convert randomNumber in a text fact
             * 0 = Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning
             * 1 = Ostriches can run faster than horses
             * 2 = Olympic Gold metals are usually made mostly of silver
            // if randomNumber equals to zero then

            if (randomNumber == 0) {
                // set fact equals to ants fact
                fact = "Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning";
            else if (randomNumber == 1) {
                fact = "Ostriches can run faster than horses";
            else if (randomNumber == 2) {
                fact = "Olympic Gold metals are usually made mostly of silver";
            else {
                fact = "Sorry there was an error";

            // update the label with our dynamic fact