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Vidur Murali3,516 Points
Simplifying the Component Tree of activity_main.xml in Android Studio 1.5.1
I understand that the structure of the Blank Activity project has changed since this video was made. I'm trying to remove and simplify the components of activity_main to match what's in the video as closely as possible.
Here's what I have so far:
- I set the theme to have an action bar
- Removed the toolbar and the other views, so now I have an 'include' nested within a 'CustomView' nested within the Device Screen
My question is: Is it necessary to have that CustomView containing the include? Can I just include directly in the Device Screen? Or is that bad practice?
Also, how do I get the little three-dot menu in my Action Bar?