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Android Build an Interactive Story App User Input Using ConstraintLayouts and ImageViews

Delaine Teddy R Ndau
Delaine Teddy R Ndau
3,437 Points

Now we need to set the scaleType of this ImageView to "fitEnd" so that it stretches to fill while its bottom remains clo

help im stuck

activity_main.xml
<android.support.constraint.ConstraintLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent">

    <ImageView
        android:id="@+id/imageView"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:scaleType="fitXY"
        app:srcCompat="@drawable/grumpy_cat"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintBottom_toBottomOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintLeft_toLeftOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintRight_toRightOf="parent" />

    <EditText
        android:id="@+id/captionField"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:ems="10"
        android:hint="Enter a caption"
        android:layout_marginTop="0dp"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toBottomOf="@+id/imageView"
        app:layout_constraintLeft_toLeftOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintRight_toRightOf="parent" />

</android.support.constraint.ConstraintLayout>

1 Answer

Binyamin Friedman
Binyamin Friedman
14,615 Points

Well, the instruction is telling you to set the "scaleType" property of the "ImageView" to "fitEnd".

Currently, it's set to "fitXY"...

Next time, remember to read the instructions!

(If you still don't get it, rewatch the videos)