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KMManager.updateText()

Summary

The updateText() method updates the current context with the specified text.

Syntax

KMManager.updateText(KeyboardType kbType, String text)

Parameters

kbType
Keyboard type requesting the context update. KEYBOARD_TYPE_INAPP or KEYBOARD_TYPE_SYSTEM.
text
The text to replace the current context.

Returns

Returns true if the current context was updated successfully, false otherwise.

Description

Use this method to update the current context. It must be called in InputMethodService's onStartInput method to match the current context with the text in the editor. Normally you do not need to call this method for in-app keyboards.

Examples

Example: Using updateText()

The following script illustrate the use of updateText():

    @Override
    public void onStartInput(EditorInfo attribute, boolean restarting) {
        super.onStartInput(attribute, restarting);
        // ...
        InputConnection ic = getCurrentInputConnection();
        if (ic != null) {
            ExtractedText icText = ic.getExtractedText(new ExtractedTextRequest(), 0);
            if (icText != null) {
                KMManager.updateText(KeyboardType.KEYBOARD_TYPE_SYSTEM, icText.text.toString());
                // ...
            }
        }
        // ...
    }

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