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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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18 Comments on "Image & GIF Keyboards and Text Editors on Android"

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Liran Barsisa
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Liran Barsisa
1 year 5 months 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 year 5 months ago

???

Antonio Antequera
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Antonio Antequera
1 year 5 months ago

Liran Barsisa

Zorla o
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Zorla o
1 year 5 months ago

where do I get one of those shirts?

Timothy Kist
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Timothy Kist
1 year 6 months ago

Brill video, Rich! What's a jif? 😛

Fahad Ayaz
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Fahad Ayaz
1 year 5 months ago

I guess I'm an old timer 🙈

Timothy Kist
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Timothy Kist
1 year 5 months ago

Fahad Ayaz isn't it called Cif now?

Fahad Ayaz
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Fahad Ayaz
1 year 5 months ago

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

shajeel afzal
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shajeel afzal
1 year 6 months ago

I need this TShirt 🙁

Ian Sonic
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Ian Sonic
1 year 6 months ago

I like his shirt.

Antonio Antequera
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Antonio Antequera
1 year 5 months ago

Shannon Fox

Shannon Fox
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Shannon Fox
1 year 6 months ago

Rich Hyndman

Rich Hyndman
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Rich Hyndman
1 year 6 months ago

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

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ok.
1 year 6 months ago

Where's Gboard for Android

Ariel Bluman
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Ariel Bluman
1 year 6 months 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
1 year 5 months ago

Lol

V Armstrong
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V Armstrong
1 year 6 months ago

he looks scare

Cranky Debacle
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Cranky Debacle
1 year 6 months ago

No he doesn't.

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