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Drawing Line: shape vs View?

Kelly Powell
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In Android, one can draw a line using shape or View. Assuming that I am using the code below, which is better in terms of efficiency, etc if I am planning to reuse the line in other Activities? Why?

Using shape: (Will then be use as a background for a certain text.)

Using View: (Will then be placed on top of a certain text.)
 
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