Getting Android going

Mark Smith Mark_Smith at
Wed Aug 3 09:09:09 EDT 2011

Thanks Jacqueline... I think I'll repeat the process and do what you did: drop it into the /developer folder and try again. I'll let you know if it works.

-- Mark

Mark Smith
Associate Director, Repository
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
University of Manitoba
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From: use-livecode-bounces at [use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf Of J. Landman Gay [jacque at]
Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 11:45 PM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: Getting Android going

On 8/2/11 10:15 PM, Mark Smith wrote:
> As anyone gotten to the point of installing the Android SDK on the Mac,
> testing it to make sure you have a functional simulator, all using the
> Android SDK and AVD manager and then, when asked by LC to specify in
> preferences where the root of your Android SDK is not have a clue? I'm
> there... I don't know what to put into preferences and everything I try
> results in an error "The chosen folder is not a valid Android SDK"
> Just wondering if someone stumbled into this pit and found a way out.

Mine's always worked. I already had a "Developer" folder at the root
level of the hard drive, so I just dropped the entire Android SDK in
there along with the Apple stuff. My path in prefs is:

But it may not be the path that's wrong. Did you install all the SDK
packages? There's some info here:


I didn't know what I was doing when I set up, so I just followed those
instructions and used the Android 2.2 API 8 package to set up my virtual
machine. Do you have a VM configured?

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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