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Define screen orientation in Android Studio


I'm following the "Build a simple android app"-track. I'm not working with eclipse anymore, but with Android Studio instead and there I can't seem to find the Android Manifest application, so I have to add it manually.

I had found this piece of code: <activity android:name="com.screenorientation.MainActivity" android:label="@string/app_name" android:screenOrientation="portrait">

But can't seem to get it to work.

EDIT: I didn't see the code was shown later in the video, but I do get another error:

android:label="@string/title_activity_main" android:screenOrientation ="portrait">

It says me it cannot resolve symbol @string/title_activity_main

1 Answer

Luke Bellamy
Luke Bellamy
3,592 Points

Things are done differently in android studio. The manifest will be there however it will be in a strange place. Try looking in something like this: WORKSPACE <appname>/<modulename>/src/main/androidmanifest

Example: Crystalball/app/src/main/androidmanifest

The strings should be defined in the strings.xml file in the values folder