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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Using String Resources

how to set text to a Button variable.

Good Afternoon, i'm trying hard to set the text to a Button variable but i can't get it. The topic is " Build an interactive Story App " i complete 2 Challenges of 3 but the third is a kind of difficult. I understand how to call the string resources and i code:

buttonLabel = getString(R.string.morePuppies);

and it's ok. but i don't know how to overcome the challenge 3 of 3.

Button loadPuppiesButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.puppiesButton); String buttonLabel = " "; loadPuppiesButton.setText("LOAD"); buttonLabel = getString(R.string.morePuppies);

Awaiting your remarks,

CodeChallenge.java
Button loadPuppiesButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.puppiesButton);
String buttonLabel = " ";
loadPuppiesButton.setText("LOAD");
buttonLabel = getString(R.string.morePuppies);
strings.xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<resources>
   <string name="morePuppies">See More Puppies</string> 
</resources>

2 Answers

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

Hi Mario - For task 3 you just need to replace the hardcoded string with buttonLable:

Button loadPuppiesButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.puppiesButton);
String buttonLabel = getString(R.string.morePuppies);
loadPuppiesButton.setText(buttonLabel);

hi Kourosh Raeen.

Thank you so much for your valuable tip. I already complete my achieve and got my bagde.

Warmest Regards friend :),

Muhammad Hadi Yahya
Muhammad Hadi Yahya
1,706 Points

Thank mate.

You problem help me to give better understanding.

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

My pleasure! Happy coding!