Can we call image from drawable of android with native c++ code [closed]

asked 2014-04-28 03:13:29 -0600

FLY gravatar image

updated 2014-09-22 15:44:20 -0600

Can we read Image from android drawable with jni like if I am using opencv with c++ in native environment of android with eclipse. Suppose I have a main.cpp in jni folder and from main.cpp , Can I call the image from drawable like

Mat imread ("drawable\\2.png") // In jni code with c++

Or I can only call it from drawable in java environment on java programming side.

Drawable is where we put our images in eclipse

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by sturkmen
close date 2020-08-16 18:40:04.726634



hi, FLY, that won't work.

the drawable folder is inside your apk, which is kinda a zipped filesystem

now, cheesy c++ functions like imread can't read from a zip file (that probably comes unexpected to a java guy), so you will have to copy it to sdcard or similar first, then imread() it from there

(apart from that, you need 2 backward slashes on windows, but 2forward slashes are just plain wrong)

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2014-09-22 15:40:05 -0600 )edit

ah \\ :P , okay , well Thanks berak

FLY gravatar imageFLY ( 2014-09-22 15:42:31 -0600 )edit

i'm sure there's something in android.utils, that allows you to read a bitmap-> Mat from resources, just can't find it

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2014-09-22 15:50:02 -0600 )edit

I think to resize my input image with constant image (image in drawable) on jni c++ end (which is not looking possible) , so I think now its better to deal both of them on java end

FLY gravatar imageFLY ( 2014-09-22 15:59:00 -0600 )edit

well, no , that backslashes only apply on windows, you can never use them on android.

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2014-09-23 01:37:02 -0600 )edit
sturkmen gravatar imagesturkmen ( 2020-08-16 19:45:33 -0600 )edit