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03-02-2011 05:30 PM
Has it been confirmed where images that the user takes with the camera will be saved on the file system?
I'd assume a directory inside of File.documentsDirectory , but just want to make sure before I submit my app.
03-02-2011 05:44 PM
Unfortunately it has not been confirmed.
The app sandbox filesystem layout (I assume you've seen the threads on that?) include a "photos" subfolder under the shared folder.
The documents directory is another one under the shared folder.
I suspect you'll actually be looking at the equivalent of File.documentsDirectory.resolvePath('../photos') but that might not be for the camera itself. Maybe the camera is at ../photos/camera or something, but I don't believe we've been told yet. (And I can't believe we haven't been told even that, but that's another story...)
03-02-2011 05:45 PM
Oh, I'd be remiss not to mention that in one webcast it was stated that the Flash CameraRoll API could be used for accessing the camera images, but I don't recall hearing that this was supported in any way on the simulator so we don't really know where those files will go. Maybe you can just access things through that API, and test on the PC only.
04-27-2011 06:50 AM
Is there anything more known about this now?
I'd like to allow users to select their own backgrounds from their photos for several of my apps, and it's actually a key feature for one of them.
04-27-2011 10:38 AM
I used the CameraRoll API and it works in the simulator, you can pick an image from the CameraRoll and add a image to the CameraRoll.
It doesn't have a lot of features (like jpg quality, filename etc) but it does its job,
alyhough I haven't tested it on a real device.