Android Build a Simple Android App Creating the Screen Layout Setting Colors

Ahmad Ghazal
Ahmad Ghazal
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how to change background colour using hexa value

how to change background colour using hexa value

I tried this :

android:background="@android:color/#fff092b0" >

but its not taking it

P.S. target here to make it pink

activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="@android:color/#fff092b0" >


  <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="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white" >
    android:textSize="72sp" />



</RelativeLayout>

1 Answer

Hi Ahmad,

When assigning a fixed color using hex, you just need to include the #fff092b0; so in this case, android:background="#fff092b0"

Hope that helps!