Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Android Android Activity Lifecycle Introducing SharedPreferences Saving and Retrieving Data with SharedPreferences

Varun Singh
Varun Singh
1,905 Points

I am getting a end of the file error..Please help

import android.view.View; import android.os.Bundle; import android.widget.EditText;

public class MainActivity extends Activity { private static final String PREFS_FILE = ""; private static final String KEY_CHECKBOX = "key_checkbox"; private SharedPreferences mSharedPreferences; private SharedPreferences.Editor mEditor; public CheckBox mCheckBox;

@Override protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) { super.onCreate(savedInstanceState); setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

mCheckBox = (CheckBox) findViewById(R.id.checkBox);
mSharedPreferences = getSharedPreferences(PREFS_FILE, Context.MODE_PRIVATE);
mEditor = mSharedPreferences.edit();
boolean mCheckBoxValue = mSharedPreferences.getBoolean("key_checkbox", false);

} protected void onPause() { super.onPause(); mEditor.putBoolean("key_checkbox",mCheckBox.isChecked()); mEditor.apply(); }

MainActivity.java
import android.view.View;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.EditText;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {
  private static final String PREFS_FILE = "";
  private static final String KEY_CHECKBOX = "key_checkbox";
  private SharedPreferences mSharedPreferences;
  private SharedPreferences.Editor mEditor;
  public CheckBox mCheckBox;

  @Override
  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

    mCheckBox = (CheckBox) findViewById(R.id.checkBox);
    mSharedPreferences = getSharedPreferences(PREFS_FILE, Context.MODE_PRIVATE);
    mEditor = mSharedPreferences.edit();
    boolean mCheckBoxValue = mSharedPreferences.getBoolean("key_checkbox", false);


  }
  protected void onPause()
  {
    super.onPause();
    mEditor.putBoolean("key_checkbox",mCheckBox.isChecked());
    mEditor.apply();
}

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,407 Points

You're missing a } at the end of onPause().

Varun Singh
Varun Singh
1,905 Points

Thanks Seth !! Yay i finished sharedpreferences :)