Unexplained InflateException Claiming Invalid Column Count

Nathan Sokalski 4,116 Reputation points
2021-07-02T16:21:40.887+00:00

When attempting to debug my app, I receive the following message:

Android.Views.InflateException: 'Binary XML file line #1 in com.companyname.spades_scorekeeper:layout/activity_main: column indices (start + span) mustn't exceed the column count. '

If I understand this message correctly, it is saying that the android:columnCount attribute of one of my GridLayout(s) is too small. As best I can tell, this is not true. Not only have I checked my code many times, but everything is displayed correctly in the designer as well. If there is a code problem, why is the designer not complaining, and how do I find it? If there is not a problem, why am I receiving the error? Thanks.

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