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Not able to dynamically set the setVisibility() parameter

I am trying to set the visibility for a button as follows:

public Bundle setActivityState(Bundle bundle){
    startBtn = (Button) findViewById(;

            getVisibilityState(bundle, PersistanceConstants.START_BTN_STATE)

    return bundle;

public int getVisibilityState(Bundle bundle, String keyName){
    if (bundle.getInt(keyName) == View.VISIBLE){
        return View.VISIBLE;
    } else if (bundle.getInt(keyName) == View.INVISIBLE){
        return View.INVISIBLE;
    } else if (bundle.getInt(keyName) == View.GONE){
        return View.GONE;

    return 0;

But I am getting the error:

Must be one of: View.VISIBLE, View.INVISIBLE, View.GONE less... (Ctrl+F1) 
Reports two types of problems:
- Supplying the wrong type of resource identifier. For example, when calling Resources.getString(int id), you should be passing R.string.something, not R.drawable.something.
- Passing the wrong constant to a method which expects one of a specific set of constants. For example, when calling View#setLayoutDirection, the parameter must be android.view.View.LAYOUT_DIRECTION_LTR or android.view.View.LAYOUT_DIRECTION_RTL.

while calling

getVisibilityState(bundle, PersistanceConstants.START_BTN_STATE)

I don’t know how to get around this. I understand that it’s expecting a given set of values but all I know is to pass an int to it. What can be done here?



When you know what you’re doing, you can suppress this Android Studio inspection locally with

//noinspection ResourceType

For example,

//noinspection ResourceType
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