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Task List Errors and Outline Properties not editable

Since I had errors in extracting the treehouse bundle I went pick ADT bundle here: http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

I had no problems installing it and I am following the: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/build-a-simple-android-app/ just fine apart from one or another small differences.

My major problems are: 1) Task list error (I had this error since the begining) 2) Outline properties are not editable. This is a real pain! For example here: http://teamtreehouse.com/library/build-a-simple-android-app/pretty-little-things/customizing-buttons-and-labels at 02:39 Ben goes to Text Size and just click it and edit size to 24sp. I have all fields in gray and they won't change unless I do a huge turnaround. I have to right click on button1 -> other properties -> all by name -> text size -> select something just for the field to be with some text and then I can edit the text size that was gray.

Here is a printscreen: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/33634740/android_01.PNG

I just can't click in anything in the textsize or any other field. I have to do that huge and exaustive turn around each time I want to change any property...

Please help! :z

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

Hi Ivo,

I'm sorry for my delayed answer. I thought I answered this before, but it must not have saved when I clicked "Post Answer."

Anyhow, it sounds like this is a bug that was introduced recently. One thing you can try is switching the API Level to 18 in the Graphical Layout editor:



Hey Ben,

I tried switching the API Level to 18 in the Graphical Layout editor but there was only 2 options. Pick the best and 19. Any other suggestions?

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

Ah, that means you'll need to download 18 or others using the Android SDK Manager. Check the 2:50 mark of this video from the Blog Reader project for a walkthrough on how to do that.