Get the path of → ASD (app-specific dir) & → private data dir (internal storage)

I checked several times the blocks, but I was too focused on the blocks to be equal to your suggestion, not on the strings, and I didn't noticed that mistake. Sorry Anke, I really apologize for this.

However, now the app saves the pictures, but the issue about the permissions is unchanged. As you suggested, is there some tools for debugging?

See here (point 4):


use Do it to debug your blocks, see also tip 4 here App Inventor: How to Learn | Pura Vida Apps
see also Live Development, Testing, and Debugging Tools

Trying to push the limits! Snippets, Tutorials and Extensions from Pura Vida Apps by icon24 Taifun.

Do files uploaded in the Media panel in AI (example below) go to the ASD? If so, should I be able to access them through the ASD Path? For example, if I wanted the path to the model.json file uploaded in Media, would it be /storage/emulated/0/Android/data/<app_package>/files/model.json?

(I'm asking this because as of now I cant access them through this path, Java fires a java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException exception).

No, files from Assets don't go to ASD.

You need to first copy files from assets to ASD then you can access them from path of that file.

You can use Copy Assets files block from ASD Downloader extension.

@The_K_Studio great extension! Worked wonders, thank you so much.
Is this extension by any chance open source?

@Anke is your extension open source?

No, only with Companion. With the compiled app (APK, AAB) files in the assets are in the internal storage. File in the ASD are in the external stoarge.

See also:

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Everytime I try to import this extension, I get an error saying the DatePicker control can't be found and builds fail. If I remove the extension, the app works. Weird.
I AM using the date picker in my app.

Try this simple app:
GetASD_DatePicker.aia (6.2 KB)

(No issues here.)