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Android Build an Interactive Story App User Input Finding Views by IDs

Riya Prasannan
Riya Prasannan
806 Points

The ID for the button, button1

Tried the below steps and it didnt work

exterminateButton = (Button) findViewByID(R.Id.exterminateButton);

tried the below one too button1= (Button) findViewByID(R.Id.exterminateButton);

MainActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

    protected Button exterminateButton;
   exterminateButton= (Button) findViewById(R.Id.exterminateButton);

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

        // Declare our view variables
      //protected Button exterminateButton;



    }

}

2 Answers

Tony Gemenie
Tony Gemenie
3,781 Points

Hey Riya! Ez mistake to make! Just needs to be in the onCreate method with the correct id.

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

    protected Button growthButton;

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
        growthButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.button1);
    }

}
Riya Prasannan
Riya Prasannan
806 Points

Thanks so much Tony. I had tried putting it inside the onCreate method, didnt work though. But after seeing your code I realized that I was putting R.Id.button1, "I" was in caps. changed it to smaller case it worked. Thanks again. Aprreciate your help.