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Android Android Activity Lifecycle The Activity Lifecycle Retrieving Instance State

Setting mFact to default

Okay I understand we are setting mFact to a default fact. But what if we wanted to set it to the fact it was on before the orientation switch?

Miguel Sousa
Miguel Sousa
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do you mean to set the initial value of mFact as the value before the orientation switch? And then, when starts the app, it initializes with this saved value?