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bruce edwards
bruce edwards
5,617 Points

Less options in eclipse than in the videos

Hi,

I just started the Self-destructing message app for Android set of videos.

The video asks for me to create a new Android Activity, but I don't have this option in the menu...

As well, there are a few other options which are different: in the same example, the activity creation does not give a fragment name text field, while I have one.

Do I need to reconfigure my system or download a package with the missing features?

Thanks in advance

3 Answers

Calvin Nix
Calvin Nix
43,828 Points

Hey Bruce,

Did you remember to install the Android SDK? The fact that you don't see the option to create a new android activity makes me think that this wasn't installed properly.

Thanks, Calvin

bruce edwards
bruce edwards
5,617 Points

Hi Calvin,

Just yesterday, I installed the 4.4.2 sdk, but when creating a new Android App, I can't even choose it as the target system...

I can still create a new Android Application, but not just an activity...

I'm started to think I'd be better off just reinstalling it...

Calvin Nix
Calvin Nix
43,828 Points

Yeah that is probably your best approach.

bruce edwards
bruce edwards
5,617 Points

Hi all,

I just reinstalled Eclipse, and when creating a new Project and opening the Android subtype, I am still stuck with only 4 options: Android Application Project, Android Project from existing code, Android Sample Project & Android Test project.

No Android activity as per the video,

Anybody has a clue on how to get that?