Programmatically adding fragment to framelayout in android

I am trying to build a UI combining both static and dynamic elements. For this, I have divided my activity into fragments - all app navigation is then done by replacing fragments instead of navigating between activities.

In my main activity layout, I am using a FrameLayout:

<FrameLayout
        android:id="@+id/mainframe"
        android:layout_height="match_parent"
        android:layout_width="match_parent"
        android:layout_below="@id/topsection"
        android:layout_above="@id/lowersection" />

I have a fragment declared as such:

public class MyFragment extends Fragment {
    @Override
    public View onCreateView(LayoutInflater inflater, ViewGroup container,
        Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        // Inflate the layout for this fragment
        return inflater.inflate(R.layout.fragmentlayout, container, false);
    }
}

Then, in my main activity (which extends FragmentActivity and uses the import android.support.v4.app.FragmentActivity, I am attempting to load this fragment into the frame layout.

MyFragment myf = new MyFragment();

FragmentTransaction transaction = getFragmentManager().beginTransaction();
transaction.add(R.id.mainframe, myf);
transaction.commit();

I have followed this from many other examples, however I am receiving a compiler error on the transaction.add() command, which nobody else seems to have encountered.

The error I am receiving is: The method add(int, Fragment) in the type FragmentTransaction is not applicable for the arguments (int, MyFragment).

Why is this? The MyFragment class extends Fragment so I would've thought this would work. What am I doing wrong?

Edit: The imports for my main activity are:

import org.joda.time.DateTime;
import android.app.FragmentTransaction;
import android.database.Cursor;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.os.Handler;
import android.support.v4.app.FragmentActivity;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuItem;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.TextView;
import android.widget.Toast;

Answers


Check your imports. Use android.support.v4.app.FragmentTransaction instead of android.app.FragmentTransaction.

Furthermore be sure you are using android.support.v4.app.Fragment and calling getSupportFragmentManager(). It's easy to miss this calls / imports. Thx to saiful103a with the hint of the FragmentManager.


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