How would I add a border around my textview and create two tabs? Android

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http://stackoverflow.com – My problem is that I cant get a border around my textview. I want to simulate a basic texting app. Also, how would I add tabs that allow you to just slide or press them? Thank YOU in advance! XML: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="match_parent" android:orientation="horizontal"> <TextView android:text="" android:id="@+id/textView1" android:layout_w (HowTos)