Solved

Android Development: Simple textbox with submit button

Posted on 2012-03-15
3
543 Views
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?
0
Comment
Question by:Dale Harris
  • 3
3 Comments
 
LVL 16

Author Comment

by:Dale Harris
ID: 37727415
This is what I have so far:

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

Open in new window


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.
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
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!
0
 
LVL 16

Author Closing Comment

by:Dale Harris
ID: 37727460
This is harder than it looks people...
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Java Timer (static) 9 36
servlet doXXX methods 3 34
Protecting a SKY 4.0 (Android) devise 15 98
javap bin 2 25
This is an explanation of a simple data model to help parse a JSON feed
A short article about problems I had with the new location API and permissions in Marshmallow
Video by: Michael
Viewers learn about how to reduce the potential repetitiveness of coding in main by developing methods to perform specific tasks for their program. Additionally, objects are introduced for the purpose of learning how to call methods in Java. Define …
This video is in connection to the article "The case of a missing mobile phone (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/28474/The-Case-of-a-Missing-Mobile-Phone.html)". It will help one to understand clearly the steps to track a lost android phone.

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now