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Problem in "Setting the Data" step of "Custom ListView"

Hello There is a problem in my code The problem is "Cannot find symbol mDays" The error is at the line 57 Day day = new mDays[position];

public class DayAdapter extends BaseAdapter{

    private Context mContext;
    public Day[] mDays;

    public DayAdapter(Context context, Day[] days){
        mContext = context;
        mDays = days;

    public int getCount() {
        return mDays.length;

    public Object getItem(int position) {
        return mDays[position];

    public long getItemId(int position) {
        return 0;

    public View getView(int position, View convertView, ViewGroup parent) {
        ViewHolder holder;
        if (convertView == null){
            convertView = LayoutInflater.from(mContext).inflate(R.layout.daily_list_item, null);
            holder = new ViewHolder();
            holder.iconImageView = (ImageView) convertView.findViewById(R.id.iconImageView);
            holder.temperatureLabel = (TextView) convertView.findViewById(R.id.temperatureLabel);
            holder.dayLabel = (TextView) convertView.findViewById(R.id.dayNameLabel);

        }else {
            holder = (ViewHolder) convertView.getTag();

        Day day = new mDays[position];  // <<--- this isn't new, mDays is assigned the array passed into the constructor

        holder.temperatureLabel.setText(day.getTemperatureMax() + "");

        return convertView;

    private static class ViewHolder {
        ImageView iconImageView;
        TextView temperatureLabel;
        TextView dayLabel;


2 Answers

It isn't new - you've already declared it.

Delete that and it should be fine, I think.


Yeah - the constructor for this class receives the array and that is assigned into the declared mDays variable. There's no new keyword needed for that.

now the code works!!!! thank you for your help!! :)

No problem - always around to help out.