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Android Build a Blog Reader Android App Using Intents to Display and Share Posts Easy Sharing with Intents

Last Task in Challenge

Can't get it to work, here's what i have

if (itemId == R.id.action_share) {
    // Add code here!
  Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_SEND);
  intent.putExtra(Intent.EXTRA_TEXT, "hi");
  startActivity(Intent.createChooser(intent, R.string.chooser_title));

1 Answer

Ben Junya
Ben Junya
12,365 Points

Almost there!

That last line should be:

startActivity(intent.createChooser(intent, getString(R.string.chooser_title)));

This is because R refers to resources in hex format. You need to call getString() in order to have the data properly set.