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Content pick

A decision block that lets the user choose content provided by other apps.

The fiber will pause until the user has chosen some content, cancelled the dialog or the timeout expired.

Note! The assigned content URI may not be a file nor accessible by any other app, use the Content copy block to extract the content to external storage.

Input arguments

  • Content MIME typeMIME type of content to choose, default is any content.
  • Persistent — whether to use Storage Access Framework, for content that must be accessible over a longer period of time (Android 4.4+).
  • Timeout — time until the dialog is automatically canceled, default is no timeout.
  • Show window — whether to show the dialog window directly without having to tap the notification. Only works when no other window is showing.

Output variables

  • Content URI — variable to assign the URI of the chosen data.
  • Content MIME type — variable to assign the actual type of the chosen content, if provided.
Note! This documentation can also be found in the Help & feedback menu of the app.