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Android Intents and Broadcast Receivers Implicit Intents and Intent Filters Creating Intent Filters

Robin Damsgaard Larsen
Robin Damsgaard Larsen
13,929 Points

Coding challenge not accepting (correct?) mimeTypes

I browsed the docs via the provided link in the challenge, and in the section on Music or Video, it says to define mimeTypes as " video/* " and " audio/* " for catch-all intent filters. Along with "plain/text", that's exactly what I've done, but the solution is being rejected. It seems like a rather simple assignment, but if it isn't the video and audio mime types stated above, I really don't know what it is.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest package="com.teamtreehouse.timetraveler"


        <activity android:name=".MainActivity">
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN"/>
                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER"/>

        <activity android:name=".TimeTravelActivity">
            <action android:name="android.intent.action.SEND"/>
            <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT"/>
            <data android:mimeType="plain/text"/>
            <data android:mimeType="image/*"/>
            <data android:mimeType="video/*"/>

Robin Damsgaard Larsen
Robin Damsgaard Larsen
13,929 Points

Right, so I copied and pasted the three data elements from one of the other posts answering a similar question, and it worked. It turns out I had written "plain/text" (as you can see in the code above) instead of the correct "text/plain". Silly me.