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Registered: ‎12-22-2010
My Device: Curve 8520
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Show not common file extension in file open dialog



I have a import/export functionality in my app. I determine the type of the file by extension e.g. mydump.ade (a=app, d=database, e=export). This works for export but I can't let my user select this file because it's not shown in file open dialog or in file explorer.


A workaround could be to use .txt but this is not what I want. My users shouldn't see (from the scratch) the file in explorer.


best regards

Posts: 427
Registered: ‎02-22-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Dev Alpha C, BlackBerry PlayBook
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Show not common file extension in file open dialog

Hmm, I'm not sure you exact use case for doing this but I assume that it would remain hidden. Have you looked into the invocation framework at all? It may be what you're looking for - https://developer.blackberry.com/air/documentation/invocation_framework.html


Another thing you may be able to do is store the files on a server / in the cloud.

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