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Android Build a Simple Android App Basic Android Programming Initializing a Button

(wth did I do wrong?) showFactButton

What have I done wrong? Haven't I programmed correctly?

FunFactsActivity.java
import android.app.Activity;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.TextView;

public class FunFactsActivity extends Activity {

    @Override
    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_fun_facts);

        // Declare our View variables and assign them the Views from the layout file
        TextView factLabel = (TextView) findViewById(R.id.factTextView);
     showFactButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.showFactButton);


    }
}

1 Answer

Luke Snider
Luke Snider
2,829 Points

You need to declare variable type on showFactButton just like you did with factlabel.

So try doing:

Button showFactButton = (Button) findViewById(R.id.showFactButton);

You're simply missing the Button declaration at the beginning of this line.