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Android Android Data Persistence Introduction to Data Persistence Using EditText Data

ms2030
ms2030
2,973 Points

What's wrong with this?: textHolder.setText(entryField.getText());

Why is this wrong? And what's the right answer?

textHolder.setText(entryField.getText());
CodeChallenge.java
EditText entryField = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.entry_field);
TextView textHolder = (TextView)findViewById(R.id.text_holder);

1 Answer

ms2030
ms2030
2,973 Points

Ok, I found the answer in the other answers. I needed to add the toString().

I understand this may be a basic command but some of us took that previous course months ago and have written many lines of code without needing to set a textview equal to an edittext.

My suggestion: A little hint would have been nice.