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06-20-2013 01:13 PM
I have an android app, that handles a number of file types, such as .doc, .pdf, .odt and others. When i install it on BlackBerry, the content handler API for Android is ignored.
How should i go about making my android app a content handler for those file types in BlackBerry? I need to make my app one of the handlers that are offered to the user, when files like .pdf are opened.
06-20-2013 05:12 PM
At the moment this is not supported (well actually it'd be supported from one Android app to another, but that's unfortunately it).
We don't currently have a mechanism for Android apps to be handlers of data outside of the Android context. It's something we'd like to address eventually.
06-21-2013 11:29 AM
bbenninger, thank you for your explaination.
So, if I understand correctly, i can not even start an Android app from a Native app? If i could do that, i could make a clumsy workaround in the form of a native app that would serve as a sort of a proxy between Blackberry system and my Android app. The idea was to make a native app, that would only register as a content handler and then transfer the data onto my Android app?
Is there a way of doing that? If anybody has an idea for a workaround, i'm ready to listen.