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Published on November 22, 2016 by Android Developers

Stickers, GIFs and other rich content are available through soft keyboards in Android 7.1 and also in revision 25.0.0 of the v13 Support Library. The 7.1 SDK includes the Commit Content API, which provides a universal way to send images and other rich content from an IME and receive them in a text editor in an app. With this API, you can build messaging apps that accept rich content from any keyboard, as well as, keyboards that can send rich content to any app.

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Liran Barsisa
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Liran Barsisa
1 month 20 days ago
About 2:00, what's the name of the sample to look for on ? Is it this:github.com/googlesamples/android-CommitContentSampleApp/?And what exactly does the sample show? How can I test it? Even the screenshot doesn't work.Also, about 2:50, I think its name is:" CommitContentSampleIME" github.com/googlesamples/android-CommitContentSampleIME/I tried to install both, and on the "CommitContentSampleApp" sample, it crashed each time I tried to put an image from the "CommitContentSampleIME" project, with the exception: java.lang.NullPointerException: Attempt to invoke virtual method 'android.content.res.XmlResourceParser android.content.pm.PackageItemInfo.loadXmlMetaData(android.content.pm.PackageManager, java.lang.String)' on a null object reference at android.support.v4.content.FileProvider.parsePathStrategy(FileProvider.java:583) at android.support.v4.content.FileProvider.getPathStrategy(FileProvider.java:557) at android.support.v4.content.FileProvider.getUriForFile(FileProvider.java:399) at com.example.android.commitcontent.ime.ImageKeyboard.doCommitContent(ImageKeyboard.java:97) at com.example.android.commitcontent.ime.ImageKeyboard.access$100(ImageKeyboard.java:49) at com.example.android.commitcontent.ime.ImageKeyboard$2.onClick(ImageKeyboard.java:215) at android.view.View.performClick(View.java:5637) at android.view.View$PerformClick.run(View.java:22429) at android.os.Handler.handleCallback(Handler.java:751) at… Read more »
Liran Barsisa
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Liran Barsisa
1 month 11 days ago

???

Antonio Antequera
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Antonio Antequera
1 month 11 days ago

Liran Barsisa

Eric Russell
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Eric Russell
1 month 22 days ago

where do I get one of those shirts?

Timothy Kist
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Timothy Kist
1 month 24 days ago

Brill video, Rich! What's a jif? 😛

Fahad Ayaz
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Fahad Ayaz
1 month 3 days ago

I guess I'm an old timer 🙈

Timothy Kist
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Timothy Kist
1 month 3 days ago

Fahad Ayaz isn't it called Cif now?

Fahad Ayaz
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Fahad Ayaz
1 month 3 days ago

It's a brand of cleaning product in the UK 😜

shajeel afzal
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shajeel afzal
1 month 24 days ago

I need this TShirt 🙁

Ian Sonic
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Ian Sonic
1 month 25 days ago

I like his shirt.

Antonio Antequera
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Antonio Antequera
1 month 11 days ago

Shannon Fox

Shannon Fox
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Shannon Fox
1 month 24 days ago

Rich Hyndman

Rich Hyndman
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Rich Hyndman
1 month 24 days ago

Thanks, it's designed by Taylor Ling @taylorling he does a series of them on teespring.

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ok.
1 month 25 days ago

Where's Gboard for Android

Ariel Bluman
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Ariel Bluman
1 month 25 days ago

Can't believe you support both GIF and GIF. it's obvious that you should only support GIF. what are, apple?

Ian Sonic
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Ian Sonic
26 days 1 hour ago

Lol

Vaughn Armstrong
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Vaughn Armstrong
1 month 25 days ago

he looks scare

Cranky Debacle
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Cranky Debacle
1 month 25 days ago

No he doesn't.

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