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Android Build an Interactive Story App Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Text from an EditText

prosper nyamukondiwa
prosper nyamukondiwa
656 Points

petName variable to the value of the EditText

please with the answer i dont know where am getting it wrong . thanks

CodeChallenge.java
EditText petNameField = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.petNameField);
String petNamefield =petNameField.getText();

1 Answer

Fernando Batista
Fernando Batista
3,295 Points

Hi!

You just have to call the method toString() after the method getText(). Since you're getting the to put it in a string, you have to do this;

Your code will be like : String petNamefield =petNameField.getText().toString();

I hope it helps

prosper nyamukondiwa
prosper nyamukondiwa
656 Points

thanks it worked but had to remove the field in the first