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Android Build a Weather App (2015) Hooking Up the Model to the View Using Butter Knife for Views

This quiz question tends to get stuck at Task 2, when I try to bind my TextView variable via @BindView

The compiler gives out an error after I type @BindView(R.id.movieTitle) TextView mTitleLabel

Error:

./MovieActivity.java:13: error: annotation type not applicable to this kind of declaration

Am I doing something wrong?

MovieActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.TextView;
import android.widget.ImageView;

public class MovieActivity extends Activity {

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_movie);
        ButterKnife.bind(this);
        @BindView(R.id.movieTitle) TextView mTitleLabel;
        // The rest of the code is omitted for brevity :)
    }
}
activity_movie.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:background="@android:color/white" >

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/movieTitle"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:textSize="32sp"
        android:text=""
        android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
        android:layout_centerVertical="true" />

    <ImageView
        android:id="@+id/movieImage"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_above="@id/movieTitle" />

    <LinearLayout
        android:orientation="horizontal"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_below="@id/movieTitle"
        android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
        android:id="@+id/linearLayout">

        <TextView
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:text=""
            android:id="@+id/textView"
            android:layout_weight="1"
            android:gravity="left" />

        <TextView
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="wrap_content"
            android:text=""
            android:id="@+id/textView2"
            android:layout_weight="1"
            android:gravity="right" />

    </LinearLayout>

</RelativeLayout>

2 Answers

Taiwo O
Taiwo O
2,173 Points

Try binding the view above the onCreate method. So put @BindView(R.id.movieTitle) TextView mTitleLabel; directly above the onCreate method

Thank you, solved my problem