[Android Studio] How to locate code for activity_main.xml


If you want to see the XML code of activity_main.xml file in Android Studio, follow the below steps.

  1. Open activity_main.xml from app -> res -> layout -> activity_main.xml
  2. On the top right corner you will see three options: Code | Snippet | Design
  3. Default is default mode.
  4. Now select Code
  5. You will be able to see the XML code.
Locate Code for activity_main.xml
Locate Code for activity_main.xml
You would see the below code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<androidx.coordinatorlayout.widget.CoordinatorLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    tools:context=".MainActivity">

    <com.google.android.material.appbar.AppBarLayout
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme.AppBarOverlay">

        <androidx.appcompat.widget.Toolbar
            android:id="@+id/toolbar"
            android:layout_width="match_parent"
            android:layout_height="?attr/actionBarSize"
            android:background="?attr/colorPrimary"
            app:popupTheme="@style/AppTheme.PopupOverlay" />

    </com.google.android.material.appbar.AppBarLayout>

</androidx.coordinatorlayout.widget.CoordinatorLayout>