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Formatting Syntax



(Information and examples taken from the DroidScript documentation)


The OpenFile method allows you to open a file with an external application on your device. The user will be prompted you to choose an appropriate App to handle the specified file type

You can also pass null for the second parameter and the type will be automatically determined from the filename.

 app.OpenFile( fileName, type, prompt );

  • * Unordered List Item====Examples====
function OnStart()
   app.WriteFile( "/sdcard/test.txt", "Hello" );
   app.OpenFile( "/sdcard/test.txt", "text/plain", "Choose Editor" );


function OnStart()
  app.OpenFile( "/sdcard/Download/doc.pdf", "application/pdf", "Open With..." );
built_in/open_file.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/17 01:20 (external edit)