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kapil joshi
kapil joshi
138 Points

using tools namespace in xml

why we use tools namespace in xml doc instead of android namespace?

2 Answers

Hi kapil,

We use the tools namespace when we want to see how something would look on our preview, but we don't want the app to look that way when we actually run it.

It's useful for example text that you don't want to be the default text, or visibility of a view when it closely matches the background, that type of thing.

I hope that helps!

kapil joshi
kapil joshi
138 Points

Thank you Evan Demarins for reply:)