PhotoChooserTask Class

July 28, 2014

Allows an application to launch the Photo Chooser application. Use this to allow users to select a photo.

System.Object
  Microsoft.Phone.Tasks.ChooserBase<PhotoResult>
    Microsoft.Phone.Tasks.PhotoChooserTask

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public sealed class PhotoChooserTask : ChooserBase<PhotoResult>
<PhotoChooserTask .../>

The PhotoChooserTask type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodPhotoChooserTaskInitializes a new instance of the Photo Chooser application.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyPixelHeightGets or sets the maximum height and the height component of the aspect ratio for a cropping region set by the user during the photo choosing process.
Public propertyPixelWidthGets or sets the maximum width and the width component of the aspect ratio for a cropping region set by the user during the photo choosing process.
Public propertyShowCameraGets or sets whether the user is presented with a button for launching the camera during the photo choosing process.
Public propertyTaskEventArgsThe EventArgs for the Completed event. (Inherited from ChooserBase<TTaskEventArgs>.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFireCompletedRaises the Completed event. (Inherited from ChooserBase<TTaskEventArgs>.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodShowShows the Photo Chooser application. (Overrides ChooserBase<TTaskEventArgs>.Show().)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public eventCompletedOccurs when a Chooser task is completed. (Inherited from ChooserBase<TTaskEventArgs>.)
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Launch the Photo Chooser application by calling the Show method of the PhotoChooserTask object. Obtain the result of the chooser operation by handling the Completed event.

Important noteImportant Note:

On Windows Phone, your application may be deactivated while the Photo Chooser application is in the foreground. To ensure that your application receives the result of the PhotoChooserTask, the object must be declared with class scope within the PhoneApplicationPage class and you must call the chooser constructor and assign the Completed event delegate within the page’s constructor. For more information about how to handle the activation and deactivation of your application, seeApp activation and deactivation for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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