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Android Build a Simple Android App Creating the Screen Layout Setting Colors

Change the text color to be white

It keeps responding - dont forget to add android:textColor attribute

activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="@android:color/white" >

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp" />
    android:textColor="color/white" >

</RelativeLayout>

2 Answers

Hi Iain

Do you need to include @android: before your color:

    android:textSize="72sp" />  // <- move this closing tag
    android:textColor="@android:color/white" />  // <- to here

Also, you have closed the xml tag in the line above - delete the closing tag and move it to the line below. I've commented in the code.

Steve.

The whole TextView element should look like:

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white" />

android:background="@color/white"