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David Alexander
David Alexander
207 Points

Rendering Problems Couldn't resolve resource @string/email_hint

I searched this forum and google, to no avail. I think this is an Android Studio bug, but maybe not. I'm doing the "Creating the Screen Layout" extra credit, and this issue has cropped up. I define my strings correctly, and then select them in the hint property of my editText, and I get this error in the preview. When I run the app on the emulator, it works fine, but the design preview shows errors. I tried clean, rebuild. And I tried relaunching AS completely. No luck. Spent more time on this bug than the whole section heh.

2 Answers


According to this stackoverflow post, it is likely just an Android Studio issue and the fastest way around it is to File, Invalidate Caches/Restart. If this doesn't help, please let us know and we can try other things to continue working on this problem.

You're welcome. Have fun with Android development.