Android Development: Simple textbox with submit button

Posted on 2012-03-15
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Last Modified: 2012-03-15
I've created my textbox and my submit button on the main.xml.

I'm trying to store the textbox value (in this case, let's make it someone's name) after hitting the button to a string variable.

Whenever I try to create the entry though, it makes it an integer even though I'm finding it under R.string.someonesname

Any  help?
Question by:Dale Harris
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by:Dale Harris
ID: 37727415
This is what I have so far:

        Button button = (Button) findViewById(R.id.button1);
    	button.setOnClickListener(new onClick() {
    	   public void onClick(View v) {
    	      // button 1 was clicked!

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It's giving me a lot of errors in the way that I'm using it.  It can store the button, no problem, but when I try to set the onclicklistener, that's what it bombs out.

In my tests, I was able to set the textbox value, but the button is not being "clicked" to do anything.
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Dale Harris earned 0 total points
ID: 37727457
I found the solution only 20 minutes later:

The import won't automatically find the right one, so you have to add:

import android.view.View.OnClickListener;

Then here's the exact working syntax:

        Button button = (Button) findViewById(R.id.button1);
          button.setOnClickListener(new OnClickListener()
             public void onClick(View v)
                // button 1 was clicked!
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by:Dale Harris
ID: 37727460
This is harder than it looks people...

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