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It is already : https://developer.android.com/studio/write/layout-editor.htm...

The previous layout editor was pretty much unusable. Even though XML is ugly it is still efficient to work with (especially since the IDE auto completes all the cruft), so almost nobody was using the old layout editor.

The new one is still in beta and has some rough edges but it sounds like this will actually be useable and maybe even faster than editing the XML in some cases.

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