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Android Styles and Themes in Android Using Styles in Layouts Styling EditTexts and Buttons

Getting "Bummer! Don't forget to include 'android:layout_alignParentLeft' in the style!". What I missed here?

Getting "Bummer! Don't forget to include 'android:layout_alignParentLeft' in the style!" when trying to submit 3-rd task.

styles.xml
<resources xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
    <style name="CustomEditText">
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"
        android:textSize="20sp"
        android:textColor="@color/dark_green"
    </style>
</resources>
activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent" >

    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/nameField"
        style="@style/CustomEditText"
        android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
        android:hint="@string/hint_name" />

    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/cityField"
        style="@style/CustomEditText"
        android:layout_below="@id/nameField"
        android:hint="@string/hint_city" />

</RelativeLayout>

1 Answer

Jessie Burton
Jessie Burton
5,198 Points

You probably found the answer by now but in the style.xml file the style elements are items. Its not as simple as copy and paste like the question says, you need to refactor the code yourself.

<item name="....</item>

Example:

<item name="android:layout_alignParentLeft">true</item>

And you need to do that for all common properties of two EditText objects that you have.