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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Getting Started with Android Initial Layout

Elizabeth Bull
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Elizabeth Bull
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Can't run program because of errors...

So I followed this simple video and made the changes exactly as the tutor described. I also installed Genymotion and the plug in, added a device and the emulator loads fine. But when I clicked Run as instructed, I got 7 errors in the appcompat_v7 & the res > values file? Weird because I haven't done anything apart from what was shown in the video! Please could you give me some insight as to where these came from and how to sort out? Thanks!

2 Answers

If you are using eclipse might i suggest cleaning your project files. This helps me when errors crop up like that. In the project tab, click "clean" and make sure all your in-use projects are selected!