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Sambhav Anand
Sambhav Anand
2,010 Points

Getting a rendering error whenever I create a new project

The following classes could not be found: - android.support.v7.internal.widget.ActionBarOverlayLayout (Fix Build Path, Edit XML, Create Class)

Whenever I create a new project and open the layout file, i get a rendering problem error with the following message. Can someone please help me solve my problem.

1 Answer

Harry James
Harry James
14,780 Points

Hey Sambhav!

I also had this issue and it's a problem with Android Studio and the v7 support library right now (Hopefully it will be fixed soon!).

In the meantime, there are two workarounds:

Solution 1

Change the Preview SDK Version by clicking on the Android Icon in the Preview:

Solution 2

Switch your theme to something other than a custom theme:

Hope it helps but, if you still have a problem after this, give me a shout :)