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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Creating the Screen Layout Setting Colors

Now let's change the background color of the whole RelativeLayout to a dark pink. Use the code #fff092b0..

am stuck

activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="@android:color/#fff092b0" >

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white" /> 

</RelativeLayout

1 Answer

Hello,

When defining a color in xml via its hex code, you do not need to put in "@android:color/", just the hex value. So

android:background="@android:color/#fff092b0"

should be

android:background="#fff092b0"

You might also want to make sure your </RelativeLayout> tag is complete, in your code above, the final > is missing.

Thanks dear ...