Why if I put the View at the bottom of a RelativeLayout, the RelativeLayout fills all the space?

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http://stackoverflow.com – I am trying to construct a "row" to be uses in my app. In the "row" I use two Views to create an horizontal bar. This is the XML: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android" android:layout_width="match_parent" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:background="#ffffff" android:orientation="horizontal" > <TextView android:id="@+id/eventname" style="@style/T2" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:layout_alignParentLeft="true" android:l (HowTos)