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

habeebur rahman
habeebur rahman
713 Points

Initialize the showFactButton variable using the findViewById() method like the TextView above it. The ID for the button

i dont know how to do this me with it
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class FunFactsActivity extends Activity {

    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

        // Declare our View variables and assign them the Views from the layout file
        TextView factLabel = (TextView) findViewById(;
       Button showFactButton;
      Button factLabel=(Button) findViewById(;


1 Answer

samuel zaffran
samuel zaffran
24,815 Points

I highly recommand you to take first java courses, but in your code the problem is that you re declaring your button as showFactButton but next your creating an another button which have the same name that you're textview (factLabel). So either you declaring and initializing showFactButton either you declare a new one like you did but with another name. Got it ?