@finanzritter/nativescript-share-file
by finanzritter | v2.0.1
Send and share files to other apps in NativeScript using native OS APIs.
npm i --save @finanzritter/nativescript-share-file

Nativescript Share File

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:construction: Work in progress

This package was forked from the unmaintained package braune-digital/nativescript-share-file. We are currently cleaning up and updating the code.


Send/Share files to other apps.

Android Intent, IOS InteractionController:

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Installation

Install the plugin in your app.

npm install @finanzritter/nativescript-share-file

Android FileProvider Setup

On Android, you must add a FileProvider definition and specify available files, which is documented here or have a look at the demo app (AndroidManifest.xml and file_paths.xml).

Usage

Info: Shared files should be in the documents path.

import { ShareFile } from '@finanzritter/nativescript-share-file';
import { Observable, knownFolders, path, File } from "@nativescript/core";

export class TestClass extends Observable {
shareFile;
fileName;
documents;
path;
file;

constructor() {
super();

this.fileName = 'test.txt';
this.documents = knownFolders.documents();
this.path = path.join(this.documents.path, this.fileName);
this.file = File.fromPath(this.path);

this.shareFile = new ShareFile();

this.shareFile.open({
path: this.path,
intentTitle: 'Open text file with:', // optional Android
rect: { // optional iPad
x: 110,
y: 110,
width: 0,
height: 0
},
options: true, // optional iOS
animated: true // optional iOS
});
}
}

Arguments

path

Path to the file which will be shared.

String: Required

intentTitle

Title for the intent on Android.

String: (Optional) Default: Open file:.

rect

Positioning the view for iPads. On iPhones it's always shown on the bottom.

Object: (Optional) Default: {x: 0, y: 0, width: 0, height: 0 }.

options

Show additional opening options for iOS devices.

Boolean: (Optional) Default: false.

animated

Opening animation for iOS devices.

Boolean: (Optional) Default: false.

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