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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Intents and Multiple Activities Getting Data from an Intent

Trying to set mFuelLevel using an intent value.

Hi!

The code that I have typed out looks correct to me! I don't know if I am missing something really simple but to me it seems like it should work perfectly fine!

Can any of you see what the problem may be?

FlightActivity.java
import android.os.Bundle;

public class FlightActivity extends Activity {

  public int mFuelLevel = 0;

  @Override
  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_flight);

    // Add your code below!
    Intent intent = getIntent();
    mFuelLevel = intent.getStringExtra("FUEL_LEVEL", -1);
  }
}

1 Answer

Jon Kussmann
PLUS
Jon Kussmann
Courses Plus Student 7,254 Points

Hi Luke,

When you are accessing the fuel level from your intent, you are calling "getStringExtra." As declared, your mFuelLevel variable is an "int". Try calling intent.getIntExtra instead.

I knew it was something small that I just couldn't see! Thanks ever so much for the help Jon.