Being new to Android developent I followed the simplest of tutorials, built a new android project, accepting all default (built it for kitkat). To my dismay I have an un planned project - appcompat_v7, along with the errors:
The container 'Android Dependencies' references non existing library 'C:\Users...\workspace\appcompat_v7\bin\appcompat_v7.jar'
and twice the following
The project cannot be built until build path errors are resolved
Is there a quick way to fix these?
Is this a sign of how difficult, and bugged with unpleasant surprises learning Android is going to be?
(Hope it will not be similar to learning IOS 6 years ago...)
The trick is, you need to clean & build the
appcompat_v7 project. Go to
Project -> select Clean -> select the project.
After doing this, if the project does not get built automatically, right click on the project in the package explorer and select
Build Project. Now the
.jar file will be generated in the project's
bin folder. After that, clean & build all projects that reference
Now the library should be correctly referenced by all projects that need it.
Note also that: