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Added in API level 1

Browser

public class Browser
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.provider.Browser


Summary

Constants

String EXTRA_APPLICATION_ID

The name of the extra data when starting the Browser from another application.

String EXTRA_CREATE_NEW_TAB

Boolean extra passed along with an Intent to a browser, specifying that a new tab be created.

String EXTRA_HEADERS

The name of the extra data in the VIEW intent.

String INITIAL_ZOOM_LEVEL

The name of extra data when starting Browser with ACTION_VIEW or ACTION_SEARCH intent.

Public constructors

Browser()

Public methods

static final void sendString(Context context, String string)

Sends the given string using an Intent with ACTION_SEND and a mime type of text/plain.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Constants

EXTRA_APPLICATION_ID

Added in API level 3
String EXTRA_APPLICATION_ID

The name of the extra data when starting the Browser from another application.

The value is a unique identification string that will be used to identify the calling application. The Browser will attempt to reuse the same window each time the application launches the Browser with the same identifier.

Constant Value: "com.android.browser.application_id"

EXTRA_CREATE_NEW_TAB

Added in API level 12
String EXTRA_CREATE_NEW_TAB

Boolean extra passed along with an Intent to a browser, specifying that a new tab be created. Overrides EXTRA_APPLICATION_ID; if both are set, a new tab will be used, rather than using the same one.

Constant Value: "create_new_tab"

EXTRA_HEADERS

Added in API level 8
String EXTRA_HEADERS

The name of the extra data in the VIEW intent. The data are key/value pairs in the format of Bundle. They will be sent in the HTTP request headers for the provided url. The keys can't be the standard HTTP headers as they are set by the WebView. The url's schema must be http(s).

Constant Value: "com.android.browser.headers"

INITIAL_ZOOM_LEVEL

Added in API level 1
String INITIAL_ZOOM_LEVEL

The name of extra data when starting Browser with ACTION_VIEW or ACTION_SEARCH intent.

The value should be an integer between 0 and 1000. If not set or set to 0, the Browser will use default. If set to 100, the Browser will start with 100%.

Constant Value: "browser.initialZoomLevel"

Public constructors

Browser

Added in API level 1
Browser ()

Public methods

sendString

Added in API level 1
void sendString (Context context, 
                String string)

Sends the given string using an Intent with ACTION_SEND and a mime type of text/plain. The string is put into EXTRA_TEXT.

Parameters
context Context: the context used to start the activity
string String: the string to send
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