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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Improving Our Code Dynamically Changing the Background Color

Girri M Palaniyapan
Girri M Palaniyapan
7,829 Points

I am getting an Incompatible Type Error

I am getting the error Incompatible type. Don't know what's the mistake? Thanks loads for your help!

MealActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class MealActivity extends Activity {

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_meal);

        TextView foodLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.foodTextView);
        TextView drinkLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.drinkTextView);
        RelativeLayout mealLayout = (RelativeLayout) findViewById(R.id.mealLayout);
    }
}
George Pirchalaishvili
George Pirchalaishvili
3,747 Points

Can you please paste xml code from your activity_meal layout? Maybe some Ids are missing.

2 Answers

George Pirchalaishvili
George Pirchalaishvili
3,747 Points

well i just tried exercise and this works:

    mealLayout.setBackgroundColor(Color.GREEN);
George Pirchalaishvili
George Pirchalaishvili
3,747 Points

Can you please paste xml code from your activity_meal layout? Maybe some Ids are missing.

Girri M Palaniyapan
Girri M Palaniyapan
7,829 Points

Hi George! There isn't any additional xml code. This is part of a Exercise in the Android Programming Course.

Thanks, Girri