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Android Build a Simple Android App Basic Android Programming Initializing a Button

I added the Private public class and went in under the // area field and added it like our app. What is the issue?

I used our own code as an example when writing this challenge. I wrote the private Button mshowFactsButton and then went below as you can see and tried to assign it to the variable? (I think)

FunFactsActivity.java
import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class FunFactsActivity extends Activity {
  private Button mshowFactButton;
    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_fun_facts);

        // Declare our View variables and assign them the Views from the layout file
        TextView factLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.factTextView);
        Button showFactButton;
      mshowFactButton = (Button);
    }
}

1 Answer

Kevin Love
Kevin Love
3,732 Points

Im not really sure what you are doing with:

Button showFactButton; mshowFactButton = (Button);

if you are trying to make another button that is assigned to the private one instantiated at the top of the class. Then it would need to be something more like:

Button showFactButton; mshowFactButton = showFactButton;

It may help if I knew the goal... but I do not see anything related to the button in the comment.