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Jaafar Mahdi
Jaafar Mahdi
4,925 Points

Close fragment after few seconds

Hi Treehouse Community :-)

I'm making some kind of a game in a beginner school project. The game is about guessing a hidden word. You have maximum 6 wrong guesses, at the 7th the game ends. Every time someone type in a wrong letter, a fragment appears with a picture that illustrates he is one step closer to losing. To continue playing, one has to press the "back" button physically on the phone, and that is not the intention.
My question is: How do I make this fragment, with the picture disappear after 3 seconds, all by itself.

I have tried this, since it is the only answer I could find on Google. But it only delays the picture by 3 seconds.

I hope someone can help, thanks in advance. :-)

new Handler().postDelayed(new Runnable() {
            public void run() {

                Bundle antalForkert = getArguments();
                int wrong = antalForkert.getInt("forkert");
                if (wrong == 1 ) {
                if (wrong == 2 ) {
                if (wrong == 3 ) {
                if (wrong == 4 ) {
                if (wrong == 5 ) {
                if (wrong == 6 ) {


1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,733 Points

I'm not sure if you figured this out or not but take a look at this stackoverflow discussion and the answer that is having the activity implement a listener: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5901298/how-to-get-a-fragment-to-remove-itself-i-e-its-equivalent-of-finish