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Matthew Veid
Matthew Veid
290 Points

When i try to run the code i am getting the following string error

C:\Users\matt\AndroidStudioProjects\FunFacts3\app\src\main\java\com\example\funfacts\MainActivity.java:28: error: cannot find symbol string fact = "Ostriches can run faster than horses"; ^ symbol: class string

package com.example.funfacts;

import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;

import android.os.Bundle; import android.view.View; import android.widget.Button; import android.widget.TextView;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity { //delcare our view variables private TextView factTextView; private Button showFactButton;

protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

    //Assign the views from the layout file to the corresponding variables make sure to not assign the views until after doing the call setcontentview
    factTextView = findViewById(R.id.facttextView2);
    showFactButton = findViewById(R.id.showfactbutton);
    View.OnClickListener listener = new View.OnClickListener() {
        public void onClick(View view) {
            //the button was clicked, so update the fact textview with a new fact
            string fact ="Ostriches can run faster than horses";


1 Answer

Try changing string to String

Matthew Veid
Matthew Veid
290 Points

awesome thanks man that did the trick!