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

how to change the background color to dark pink using code

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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:textSize="72sp" 
  android:textColor="@android:color/white" />

</RelativeLayout>

1 Answer

Albert Reel
Albert Reel
5,555 Points

When you define the color in XML with its hex code you do not need @android:color/, your explicitly stating it in the hex.

Replace:

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

To something like:

android:background="#fff092b0"
Harry James
Harry James
14,079 Points

This is a solution to the issue - moved Comment to Answer.

+1 :)