Android Build a Simple Android App Creating the Screen Layout Setting Colors

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activity_main.xml
<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="@android:color/white" >

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textSize="72sp"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white"
    android:background="#fff092b0">/>
</RelativeLayout>

1 Answer

Steve Hunter
MOD
Steve Hunter
Treehouse Moderator 57,546 Points

Hi Aditya,

The pink color needs to be in the background of the RelativeLayout, not the TextView - I've put a comment in the code below:

<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
  android:layout_width="match_parent"
  android:layout_height="match_parent"
  android:background="#fff092b0" >    // pink goes here! 

  <TextView
    android:id="@+id/textView1"
    android:layout_width="wrap_content"
    android:layout_height="wrap_content"
    android:layout_centerHorizontal="true"
    android:layout_centerVertical="true"
    android:text="Treehouse loves me!"
    android:textColor="@android:color/white"
    android:textSize="72sp" />

</RelativeLayout>

Good luck!

Steve.