Take screenshot

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Take a screenshot of the map.

Image of take screenshot

How to use the sample

Pan and zoom to find an interesting location, then tap the camera icon to take a screenshot. The screenshot will be displayed. Note that there may be a small delay if the map is still rendering when you push the button.

How it works

  1. Wait for the map view to finish rendering the map.
  2. Call mapView.exportImageAsync() and set it to a ListenableFuture<Bitmap>.
  3. On done, call get() on the ListenableFuture<Bitmap> and save it to the device.

Relevant API

  • MapView
  • MapView.exportImageAsync

Tags

capture, export, image, print, screen capture, screenshot, share, shot

Sample Code

MainActivity.java
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
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/* Copyright 2016 Esri
 *
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *
 *    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 *
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 * limitations under the License.
 *
 */

package com.esri.arcgisruntime.sample.takescreenshot;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.io.IOException;

import android.Manifest;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.content.pm.PackageManager;
import android.graphics.Bitmap;
import android.media.MediaActionSound;
import android.os.AsyncTask;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.util.Log;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.MenuItem;
import android.widget.Toast;

import androidx.annotation.NonNull;
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;
import androidx.core.app.ActivityCompat;
import androidx.core.content.ContextCompat;
import androidx.core.content.FileProvider;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.ArcGISRuntimeEnvironment;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.concurrent.ListenableFuture;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.ArcGISMap;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.BasemapStyle;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.MapView;

public class MainActivity extends AppCompatActivity {

  private static final String TAG = MainActivity.class.getSimpleName();
  private final int requestCode = 2;
  private final String[] permission = { Manifest.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE };
  private MapView mMapView;

  @Override
  protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
    setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);

    // authentication with an API key or named user is required to access basemaps and other
    // location services
    ArcGISRuntimeEnvironment.setApiKey(BuildConfig.API_KEY);

    // inflate MapView from layout
    mMapView = findViewById(R.id.mapView);
    // create a map with the BasemapType Imagery with Labels
    ArcGISMap map = new ArcGISMap(BasemapStyle.ARCGIS_IMAGERY);
    // set the map to be displayed in this view
    mMapView.setMap(map);
  }

  @Override
  public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
    // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
    getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.menu_main, menu);
    return true;
  }

  @Override
  public boolean onOptionsItemSelected(MenuItem item) {
    // handle menu item selection

    int itemId = item.getItemId();
    if (itemId == R.id.CaptureMap) {
      // Check permissions to see if failure may be due to lack of permissions.
      boolean permissionCheck = ContextCompat.checkSelfPermission(this, permission[0]) ==
          PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED;

      if (!permissionCheck) {
        // If permissions are not already granted, request permission from the user.
        ActivityCompat.requestPermissions(this, permission, requestCode);
      } else {
        captureScreenshotAsync();
      }
    }

    return true;
  }

  /**
   * capture the map as an image
   */
  private void captureScreenshotAsync() {

    // export the image from the mMapView
    final ListenableFuture<Bitmap> export = mMapView.exportImageAsync();
    export.addDoneListener(() -> {
      try {
        Bitmap currentMapImage = export.get();
        // play the camera shutter sound
        MediaActionSound sound = new MediaActionSound();
        sound.play(MediaActionSound.SHUTTER_CLICK);
        Log.d(TAG, "Captured the image!!");
        // save the exported bitmap to an image file
        SaveImageTask saveImageTask = new SaveImageTask();
        saveImageTask.execute(currentMapImage);
      } catch (Exception e) {
        Toast
            .makeText(getApplicationContext(), getResources().getString(R.string.map_export_failure) + e.getMessage(),
                Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
        Log.e(TAG, getResources().getString(R.string.map_export_failure) + e.getMessage());
      }
    });
  }

  /**
   * save the bitmap image to file and open it
   *
   * @param bitmap
   * @throws IOException
   */
  private File saveToFile(Bitmap bitmap) throws IOException {

    // create a directory ArcGIS to save the file
    File root;
    File file = null;
    String fileName = "map-export-image" + System.currentTimeMillis() + ".png";
    root = getExternalFilesDir(null);
    File fileDir = new File(root.getAbsolutePath() + "/ArcGIS Export/");
    boolean isDirectoryCreated = fileDir.exists();
    if (!isDirectoryCreated) {
      isDirectoryCreated = fileDir.mkdirs();
    }
    if (isDirectoryCreated) {
      file = new File(fileDir, fileName);
      // write the bitmap to PNG file
      FileOutputStream fos = new FileOutputStream(file);
      bitmap.compress(Bitmap.CompressFormat.PNG, 100, fos);

      // close the stream
      fos.flush();
      fos.close();
    }
    return file;

  }

  @Override
  public void onRequestPermissionsResult(int requestCode, @NonNull String[] permissions, @NonNull int[] grantResults) {
    // If request is cancelled, the result arrays are empty.
    if (grantResults.length > 0 && grantResults[0] == PackageManager.PERMISSION_GRANTED) {
      // Location permission was granted. This would have been triggered in response to failing to start the
      // LocationDisplay, so try starting this again.
      captureScreenshotAsync();
    } else {
      // If permission was denied, show toast to inform user what was chosen. If LocationDisplay is started again,
      // request permission UX will be shown again, option should be shown to allow never showing the UX again.
      // Alternative would be to disable functionality so request is not shown again.
      Toast.makeText(this, getString(R.string.storage_permission_denied), Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();
    }
  }

  @Override
  protected void onPause() {
    super.onPause();
    mMapView.pause();
  }

  @Override
  protected void onResume() {
    super.onResume();
    mMapView.resume();
  }

  @Override
  protected void onDestroy() {
    super.onDestroy();
    mMapView.dispose();
  }

  /**
   * AsyncTask class to save the bitmap as an image
   */
  private class SaveImageTask extends AsyncTask<Bitmap, Void, File> {

    @Override
    protected void onPreExecute() {
      // display a toast message to inform saving the map as an image
      Toast.makeText(getApplicationContext(), getResources().getString(R.string.map_export_message), Toast.LENGTH_SHORT)
          .show();
    }

    /**
     * save the file using a worker thread
     */
    @Override
    protected File doInBackground(Bitmap... mapBitmap) {

      try {
        return saveToFile(mapBitmap[0]);
      } catch (Exception e) {
        Log.e(TAG, getResources().getString(R.string.map_export_failure) + e.getMessage());
      }

      return null;

    }

    /**
     * Perform the work on UI thread to open the exported map image
     */
    @Override
    protected void onPostExecute(File file) {
      // Open the file to view
      Intent i = new Intent();
      i.addFlags(Intent.FLAG_GRANT_READ_URI_PERMISSION);
      i.setAction(Intent.ACTION_VIEW);
      i.setDataAndType(
          FileProvider.getUriForFile(MainActivity.this, getApplicationContext().getPackageName() + ".provider", file),
          "image/png");
      startActivity(i);
    }
  }

  public static class ScreenshotFileProvider extends FileProvider {}
}

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