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April 28th, 2017: Version 1: initial version
Nov 6th, 2018: Version 1a: fix for SDK26 release to avoid the Runtime error filename exposed beyond app through ClipData.Item.getUri() while sharing a file.
March 24th, 2023: Version 2: SDK31 update.
Note: this version of the extension is not compatible with earlier versions. You therefore have to remove the extension from your project and then import it as new extension.
Required permissions: android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
Note: This extension is a modified version of the Sharing component.
Set the default text of the sharing dialog. Default is 'Share using'.
Shares a message through any capable application installed on the phone by displaying a list of the available apps and allowing the user to choose one from the list. The selected app will open with the message inserted on it.
Shares both a file and a message through any capable application installed on the phone by displaying a list of available apps and allowing the user to choose one from the list. The selected app will open with the file and message inserted on it. Message also can be empty to send only a file without message. You can't share a file directly from the assets of your app.
Shares both a file and a message through Whatsapp without opening the app chooser. FileName or message also could be emtpy. You can't share a file directly from the assets of your app.
Version 2 has been tested successfully on Samsung A51 running Android 13.
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