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Develop a function to capture an image and display it in FieldManager

Sorry, noob programmer's here.. I wonder how to build a function, when we click a button, it will switch on the camera, and after you snap a photo, it will display it directly in FIeldManager like VerticalFieldManager? Can you guys show me the code example?


I'm building an Java application which has the snap-and-use function in Foursquare, or other society networking application like Freindster, Facebook etc..


Please help..



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Registered: ‎11-23-2009
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Re: Develop a function to capture an image and display it in FieldManager

To invoke the native BB Camera you can use the below line:


//Start Camera
Invoke.invokeApplication(Invoke.APP_TYPE_CAMERA,new CameraArguments());   

Once you have clicked on the image a new image file gets created in the device's memory. You can display this in the fieldmanager....


btw to know when a new file is getting added to your device (.i.e. to get hold of the image file created after you have clicked the image) you can create a class that implements the FileSystemJournalListener interface. Here you can override the fileJournalChanged method to get the file and then simply display the same.


This link should give you a better idea of what i am saying:




hope that helps!