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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Finishing the User Interface Customizing a Button

code challenge

what is wrong with my answer

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

    <Button
        android:id="@+id/thrustButton"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_centerInParent="true"
        android:text="@string/thrust_label" />
        android:background="#ffaa0000"
</RelativeLayout>

2 Answers

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

You're closing the Button element a bit too early. You'll want to move the /> after the background attribute.

thank you it worked!