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Florian Monfort Florian Monfort - 11 months ago 56
Android Question

AS does not find symbol, even after importing TextView

I am learning how to do Android development right now and arrived at this tutorial on Google's website:

However after following the instructions - I'm assuming I missed something - here is what I get in AS:

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And so Gradle will not compile it.


you should create an xml and declare things in it .in resource->lay out folder for using this things in java in


and in java class file

TextView txtView = (TextView) findViewById(;

and you should declare and use the text view inside oncreate function