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  1. Thom

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    I want to pass data from one Tasker app to another Taser app. The will both be exported as APKs.

    In the sending app I specify data in the Data field of a Load App command.

    How do I access the data in the app that is being loaded?

    A simple example would be a character string sent from one app to the other and it is then displayed in a Popup.

    ... Thom
     



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  2. Thom

    Thom  
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    From the developer ...

    It will be added in the next release ... at that time read the data field in the invoked app from ...

    %launch_data

    ... Thom
     
  3. codesplice

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    I don't have a whole lot of experience with exporting profiles as APKs, but this may be able to get you pointed in the right direction?

    Short of that, it may be easiest to use a temporary text file that both apps can access to exchange data.
     
  4. Thom

    Thom  
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    Thanks.

    The reason I'm on this is that it opens a whole new realm for Tasker ... in essence you could add a site variable.

    The one I am interested in is "Say_Text" load the app and if Say_Text is yes then you do a Say on the character string. Otherwise you don't.

    So ... you could then easily toggle this site variable.

    ... Thom
     

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