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Android Build a Simple Android App with Java Creating the Screen Layout Setting Padding

setting padding

need help

activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="#fff092b0">
  android:padding="16dp"

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white"/>

</RelativeLayout>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi, bishi andrew mhazo! Looks like you're doing great, and this boils down to placement. If you take a look at the code in your question, you'll see that the line for padding looks different than all the other lines. Namely, it is in white texts instead of green and orange like the others. This is because of the closing > that is meant to close RelativeLayout.

RelativeLayout is being closed on the line immediately before the line about padding. Moving the > down to just after the padding will close it at the appropriate place.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: