error: cannot find symbol variable EXTRA_MESSAGE in Android Studio

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Dec 26, 2014 2:23:14 PM via Website

I was following 'Building Your First App' tutorial in

to create an edit text button for reading a text and then displaying that text in another activity, i used the exact code they provided there in my android studio project, but i'm getting 2 errors in and, one error each for these java files.

error: cannot find symbol variable EXTRA_MESSAGE, why this error, pls help me to solve this.

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Aug 15, 2016 3:22:41 PM via Website

include this in your main activity class
public final static String EXTRA_MESSAGE = "com.example.myfirstapp.MESSAGE";

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Oct 3, 2016 1:01:19 AM via Website

It's already there. I had the same issue. In the item 'Build an Intent' it's included. Not in the previous step. That's the problem with the copy and paste thing. Part of the learning proces ;-)