ProximityMessage class

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Represents a message that's received from a subscription.

Syntax


public sealed class ProximityMessage

Attributes

[DualApiPartition()]
[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

Members

The ProximityMessage class has these types of members:

Methods

The ProximityMessage class inherits methods from the Object class (C#/VB/C++).

Properties

The ProximityMessage class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

Data

Read-onlyGets the binary data of the message.

DataAsString

Read-onlyGets the message data as text.

MessageType

Read-onlyGets the type of the message.

SubscriptionId

Read-onlyGets the subscription ID of the message.

 

Remarks

Messages published using the PublishMessage, PublishBinaryMessage, or PublishUriMessage methods and received by the MessageReceivedEventHandler passed to the SubscribeForMessage method are of type ProximityMessage.

Examples


Windows.Networking.Proximity.ProximityDevice proximityDevice;
long publishedMessageId = -1;
long subscribedMessageId = -1;

private void initializeProximityDevice()
{
    proximityDevice = Windows.Networking.Proximity.ProximityDevice.GetDefault();

    if (proximityDevice != null)
    {
        PublishMessageButton.Click += PublishMessage;
        SubscribeForMessageButton.Click += SubscribeForMessage;
        StopSubscribingForMessageButton.Click += StopSubscribingForMessage;
        StopPublishingMessageButton.Click += StopPublishingMessage;
    }
    else
    {
        WriteMessageText("Failed to initialized proximity device.\n");
    }
}

private void PublishMessage(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    // Stop publishing the current message.
    if (publishedMessageId != -1)
    {
        proximityDevice.StopPublishingMessage(publishedMessageId);
    }

    publishedMessageId = 
        proximityDevice.PublishMessage("Windows.SampleMessage", MessageTextBlock.Text);
}

private void SubscribeForMessage(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    // Only subscribe for the message one time.
    if (subscribedMessageId == -1)
    {
        subscribedMessageId = 
        proximityDevice.SubscribeForMessage("Windows.SampleMessage", messageReceived);
    }
}

private void messageReceived(
    Windows.Networking.Proximity.ProximityDevice device, 
    Windows.Networking.Proximity.ProximityMessage message)
{
    MessageBlock.Text += "Message received: " + message.DataAsString + "\n";
}

private void StopSubscribingForMessage(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    proximityDevice.StopSubscribingForMessage(subscribedMessageId);
    subscribedMessageId = -1;
}

private void StopPublishingMessage(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
    proximityDevice.StopPublishingMessage(publishedMessageId);
    publishedMessageId = -1;
}

// Write a message to MessageBlock on the UI thread.
private Windows.UI.Core.CoreDispatcher messageDispatcher = Window.Current.CoreWindow.Dispatcher;

async private void WriteMessageText(string message, bool overwrite = false)
{
    await messageDispatcher.RunAsync(Windows.UI.Core.CoreDispatcherPriority.Normal,
        () =>
        {
            if (overwrite)
                MessageBlock.Text = message;
            else
                MessageBlock.Text += message;
        });
}


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Networking.Proximity
Windows::Networking::Proximity [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

Capabilities

proximity
ID_CAP_PROXIMITY [Windows Phone]

See also

Proximity and Tapping (JavaScript)
Proximity and Tapping (C#/VB/C++)
Samples
Proximity sample

 

 

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