How to Hide a TextView, in XMLandroid:visibility was added in API Level 1
Controls the initial visibility of the view.
1. Add a TextView in your main.xml file.
2. In the main.xml file, add the code below.
android:visibility = "gone"
3. All options:
visibile - Visible on screen; the default value.
invisible - Not displayed, but taken into account during layout (space is left for it).
gone - Completely hidden, as if the view had not been added.
4. Compile and run!