Instance Method

documentPicker(_:didPickDocumentsAt:)

Tells the delegate that the user has selected one or more documents.

Declaration

optional func documentPicker(_ controller: UIDocumentPickerViewController, didPickDocumentsAt urls: [URL])

Parameters

controller

The document picker that called this method.

urls

The URLs of the selected documents.

Discussion

The meaning of the provided URLs varies depending on the document picker’s mode:

  • UIDocumentPickerModeImport

    The URLs refer to a copy of the selected documents. These documents are temporary files. They remain available only until your application terminates. To keep a permanent copy, move these files to a permanent location inside your sandbox.

  • UIDocumentPickerModeOpen

    The URLs refer to the selected documents.

  • UIDocumentPickerModeExportToService

    The URLs refer to new copies of the exported documents at the selected destination.

  • UIDocumentPickerModeMoveToService

    The URLs refer to the documents' new locations.

The provided URLs are security-scoped, referring to files outside your app’s sandbox. For more about working with external, security-scoped URLs, see Requirements in the Document Picker Programming Guide.

See Also

Responding to User Actions

func documentPickerWasCancelled(UIDocumentPickerViewController)

Tells the delegate that the user canceled the document picker.

func documentPicker(UIDocumentPickerViewController, didPickDocumentAt: URL)

Tells the delegate that the user has selected a document or a destination.

Deprecated

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