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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Creating the Screen Layout Changing Text in a Layout

having troubles with exactly what to do here

i do not get exactly what i have to change and i think the idea i have is a stupid one or i just may be missing something somewhere. i am kind of getting frustrated with coding already

activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent" >

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="@string=i_love_tree_house"
    android:textSize="16sp" />

</RelativeLayout>
Miguel Gonzalez Rocha
Miguel Gonzalez Rocha
2,849 Points

Its kinda frustrating at the beginning but dont give up, thereยดs already the answer you need but i wanted to tell you that you could also check the java basics and java objects courses. it will make the android track super easy. Hope to see you around in the forum.

1 Answer

Jon Kussmann
PLUS
Jon Kussmann
Courses Plus Student 7,254 Points

It can be a little tough in the beginning until you get used to things.

It looks like you are trying to use the "@string/" method of changing a string, which is good practice, but not what this question is asking.

All it's asking for you to do is change the text to "Treehouse loves me!" instead of "I love Treehouse!" which is what was there before you changed it.

android:text="Treehouse loves me!"

This is known as hard-coding and is all that's needed for this exercise. Just write exactly what you want to say within quotes.