Mediamanager:getPicture

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Available since: Gideros 2016.1
Class: Media

Description

Allows user to select picture from gallery.

(string) = mediamanager:getPicture()

Return values

Returns (string) path to the picture

Example

local alertdialog = AlertDialog.new("ERROR", "TILE MUST BE 128 PIXELS\n", "OK")
btnloadtile:addEventListener("click", function() -- load external tile
	local function mediareceive(e)
		external_tile_bmp = Bitmap.new(Texture.new(e.path))
		local w, h = external_tile_bmp:getWidth(), external_tile_bmp:getHeight()
		if w == h and w <= 128 then
			g_tilesize = w
			scenemanager:changeScene("tile", 0.5, transitions[21], easing.outBack)
		else
			alertdialog:show()
		end
		mediamanager:removeEventListener(Event.MEDIA_RECEIVE, mediareceive)
	end
	mediamanager:getPicture() -- opens windows/android file explorer
	mediamanager:addEventListener(Event.MEDIA_RECEIVE, mediareceive)
end)