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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Basic Android Programming Adding the onClick() Method

Eleni Minadaki
Eleni Minadaki
3,687 Points

Unfortunately,Fun Facts has stopped

In Basic android programming on stage 3 after writting the code below,app can't run by warning Unfortunately,Fun Facts has stopped. i clean and rebuid but nothing! Thanks for any help!

package com.teamtreehouse.funfacts;

import android.content.DialogInterface;
import android.support.v7.app.ActionBarActivity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuItem;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;
import android.view.View;

public class FunFactsActivity extends ActionBarActivity {

    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

        //Declare our vew variables and assign the Views from the layout file.
       final TextView factLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.fun_facts);
       Button showFactButton=(Button) findViewById(R.id.ShowFactButton);
        View.OnClickListener listener = new View.OnClickListener() {
            public void onClick(View view) {
              //The button was clicked, so update the fact label with a new fact
                String fact = "Ostriches run faster than horses.";

    public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
        // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
        getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.menu_fan_facts, menu);
        return true;

    public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
        // Handle action bar item clicks here. The action bar will
        // automatically handle clicks on the Home/Up button, so long
        // as you specify a parent activity in AndroidManifest.xml.
        int id = item.getItemId();

        //noinspection SimplifiableIfStatement
        if (id == R.id.action_settings) {
            return true;

        return super.onOptionsItemSelected(item);

3 Answers

Jasmine Leon
Jasmine Leon
8,098 Points

Have you tried closing out Android Studio and then re-opening it?

May Lye
May Lye
10,505 Points

I am also having the same problem as above....I try closing android studio and restart. ..but nothing happen....Help. ...

Daniel Vido
Daniel Vido
4,824 Points

Hi, I have the same issue :(

357 Points

I have the same problem too . :(

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