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Android

setListAdapter in Blog reader app not working (Android Studio)

Error details: (Cannot resolve method 'setListAdapter(android.widget.ArrayAdapter)<java.lang.String>)'

package com.example.zacharygassem.blogreader;

import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuItem;
import android.widget.ArrayAdapter;
import android.widget.Toast;


public class MainListActivity extends ActionBarActivity {

    protected String[] mAndroidNames = {
            "Android Beta",
            "Android 1.0",
            "Android 1.1",
            "Cupcake",
            "Donut",
            "Eclair",
            "Froyo",
            "Gingerbread",
            "Honeycomb",
            "Ice Cream Sandwich",
            "Jelly Bean",
            "KitKat"
    };

    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main_list);

        ArrayAdapter<String> adapter = new ArrayAdapter<String>(this, android.R.layout.simple_list_item_1, mAndroidNames);)
        setListAdapter(adapter);

        //String message = getString(R.string.no_items);
        //Toast.makeText(this, message, Toast.LENGTH_LONG,);
    }


    @Override
    public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
        // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
        getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.main_list, menu);
        return true;
    }

    @Override
    public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
        // Handle action bar item clicks here. The action bar will
        // automatically handle clicks on the Home/Up button, so long
        // as you specify a parent activity in AndroidManifest.xml.
        int id = item.getItemId();
        if (id == R.id.action_settings) {
            return true;
        }
        return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item);
    }
}

2 Answers

Yeah and remember to use Alt + Enter to import it, hope this helps

Never mind I've fixed it :-]

How you fixed it?

You change extends ActionBarActivity to extends ListActivity , right?