A method that automatically enhance web page upload form to import and open-in files within mobile native iOS applications
Publication Date: 2014-Feb-24
The IP.com Prior Art Database
The method described in this paper provides a way to extend a web application hosted by an iOS native application to support documents open-in from an external application. This method relies on a technique that requires implementation only on the iOS hosting app without having to change the server side.
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A method that automatically enhance web page upload form to import and open - -in
files within mobile native iOS applications
The methods includes the following steps:
1. Register the application in iOS* to open all types of files that needs to be supported.
3. After the user chooses a file from an external application and selects to "open in" in the hosting app, a notification is received and the following steps are executed:
3.1 Keep a handle to the local file on the device. The selected file from application "X" is located in that application's Sandbox.