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Lauren Boyes
Lauren Boyes
2,516 Points

Crystal Ball: Eclipse Error Message


Hope someone else has come across this because I've run out of ways to get this working.

Any time I make any changes to the AndriodManifest.xml file (such as changing the screen orientation) Eclipse begins to show an error message relating to


When hovering over <activity I get the error message;

"Class referenced in the manifest, com.example.thecrystalball.MainActivity, was not found in the project or the libraries"

I do not understand how making a minor change could result in the activity class not being recognised.

Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.


1 Answer

Couple of things for you to try:

  1. Go to your manifest and press Ctrl + Shift + F This should reformat your code (Anytime my manifest misbehaves this seems to do the trick)

  2. Go to Project -> Clean and clean your project

  3. If those steps have worked, make sure you update your environment by opening up SDK manager and installing any updates, and then go to `Help -> Check for Updates' to make sure that you are totally up to date.

Lauren Boyes
Lauren Boyes
2,516 Points

It just needed a wee clean, thank you very much!

Awesome! Glad I could help.