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File pick

A decision block that lets the user choose a file system path.

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

Input arguments

  • Content type — types of content to choose, default is any content.
  • Writable — whether the selected path or file should be writable, i.e. that’s not read-only, default is no.
  • Allow new — whether to allow input of a new, non-existing filename, default is no.
  • File extension — only show files of a particular type, e.g. mp4, default is all files.
  • Initial path — initial path, default is primary external storage.
  • Timeout — time until the notification/dialog is automatically canceled, may be inaccurate as it’s affected power save features such as “doze”, default is no timeout.
  • Notification channelUUID of notification channel used for shown notification, default is the flow default or Flow.
  • Show window — whether to show the dialog window directly without having to tap the notification. Requires the “appear atop of other apps or parts of the screen” privilege on Android 10+.

Output variables

  • Picked path — variable to assign the chosen path.
Note! This documentation is also accessible within the app from Help & feedback menu.