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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Data from an Intent

oak agasi
oak agasi
2,240 Points

Get integer value out of an intent

Hi All

I am trying to fetch integer value out of an intent doing the next : int g = getIntent(). getIntExtra(FUEL_LEVEL); where FUEL_LEVEL is my key...

What is the correct syntax.

thanks

FlightActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends Activity {

  public int mFuelLevel = 0;

  @Override
  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_flight);

    // Add your code below!

  }
}

3 Answers

Patrick Taschner
Patrick Taschner
7,176 Points

Hey Oak,

this forum post might be helpful, the first answer shows how to get an integer out of an intent :-)

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7074097/how-to-pass-integer-from-one-activity-to-another

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

Hi Oak - First use the getIntent() method to get the intent that started FlightActivity. Assign the return value of getIntent() to a variable, say called intent, of type Intent. Then call the getIntExtra() method on the variable intent. You need to pass the key, "FUEL_LEVEL", as the first parameter and -1 as the second parameter. Finally, assign the return value of getIntExtra to mFuelLevel. Let me know if you have more questions on this.