Mobile Launch Camera

andrew at andrew at
Tue Jul 10 16:29:02 EDT 2018

mobilePickPhoto will launch the device camera, but not actually open  
the OS based Camera app. There is a nice lesson available @

--Andrew Bell

> From: Dan Friedman <dan at>
> To: "use-livecode at" <use-livecode at>
> Subject: Mobile Launch Camera
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> Greeting!
> Is it possible to launch the camera app on mobile?     I have a  
> button in an app that when tapped, should launch the [native] camera  
> app and select ?Video?.  Another button should launch the camera app  
> and select ?Photo?.   Is that possible?  If so, how?   Perhaps some  
> variation of the launch command?
> I am aware of mobilePickPhoto and mobilePickMedia.  I don?t want to  
> import content, I want to physically open the camera app on the  
> user?s device.
> Thank you in advance,
> -Dan

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