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Saving Images to the Camera Roll

Adobe does give you access to some core iPhone specific tools. One of those is the ability to add a function that will save an image of the screen to the Camera Roll (New!). The following example saves a screen image to the Camera Roll in an iPhone App.

Save a Screen Image to Camera Roll

  • orange-circle-1.jpg Click the File menu, click New, click iPhone OS, and then click OK.
  • orange-circle-2.jpg Create a new Movie Clip on the Stage with the name snapShot.
  • orange-circle-3.jpg Add the following event Listener to:
  • orange-circle-4.jpg Add the following function that takes a screen shot of your iPhone:
    function myScreenShot (event:MouseEvent):void
    if (CameraRoll.supportsAddBitmapData)
          var cameraRoll:CameraRoll = new CameraRoll(); cameraRoll.addEventListener(ErrorEvent.ERROR, onCrError);
       cameraRoll.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, onCrComplete);
          var bitmapData:BitmapData = new BitmapData(stage.stageWidth,stage.stageHeight);
          trace("not supported.");
  • orange-circle-5.jpg Publish and package your file into an iPhone App and test it on your iPhone.
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