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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Using String Resources

Bob Boursaw
Bob Boursaw
2,047 Points

missing something with getString when working string resource

I am totally missing something here. Even thought I don't feel like this is what we just went over, I am sure it is. I am not sure what it is I am missing or how I am supposed to proceed with this one. I spent some time looking at the documentation for the string resources but that has not seemed to help.

Any direction would be greatly appreciated.

Button loadPuppiesButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.puppiesButton);
String buttonLabel = getString(1, R.string.name);
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
  <string name="morePuppies">See More Puppies</string>

1 Answer

Bob Boursaw
Bob Boursaw
2,047 Points

Unless I am missing something, the question is this challenge is very misleading.

It asks... "Now switch back to CodeChallenge.java. Set the buttonLabel variable to the new String resource you just added using the getString(int id) method. Don't forget: the id parameter will begin with R.string."

Resources... getString does not take a parameter of int, only string and Id, that I can tell from look at the docs.

The successfully answer this challenge, I only suplied one parameter, which was the id in the R.string. form.

Is this a typo or am I missing something?