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Android

I'll take a fancy refactoring tool every time..

Challenge: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/styling-edittexts-and-buttons

We may not have a fancy refactoring tool,

but we can copy and paste!

Remove every attribute that is the same in in the two EditTexts and add them as items in the CustomEditText style definition in styles.xml.

Note: This was not just cut and paste!

(There was some editing involved also...)

styles.xml code:

<resources xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android">
    <style name="CustomEditText">
        <item name="android:textSize">20sp</item>
        <item name="android:textColor">@color/dark_green</item>
        <item name="android:layout_width">match_parent</item>
        <item name="android:layout_height">wrap_content</item>
        <item name="android:layout_alignParentLeft">true</item>
     </style>
</resources>

acitivity_main.xml code:

<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent" >

    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/nameField"
        style="@style/CustomEditText"
        android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
        android:hint="@string/hint_name" />

    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/cityField"
        style="@style/CustomEditText"
        android:layout_below="@id/nameField"
        android:hint="@string/hint_city" />

</RelativeLayout>

To anyone who finds this forum post...

Now you can really just cut and paste! : )

ty :D

1 Answer

Fucking Awesome

Great!