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LaunchServicesCanApplicationAcceptItemMBS(item as folderitem, targetapp as folderitem, role as Integer, flags as Integer) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux Console & Web iOS
global method Launch Services MBS MacOSX Plugin 3.2 Yes No No Yes, macOS only No
Function: Determine whether an item can accept another item.
Example:
Dim file As FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("Test.xojo_binary_project")
Dim a As FolderItem = LaunchServicesOpenMBS(file)

Const kLSRolesNone = 1 // no claim Is made about support For this type/scheme
Const kLSRolesViewer = 2 // claim To be able To view this type/scheme
Const kLSRolesEditor = 4 // claim To be able To edit this type/scheme
Const kLSRolesAll = -1 // claim To Do it all

Dim accept As Boolean = LaunchServicesCanApplicationAcceptItemMBS(file, a, kLSRolesEditor, 0)

MsgBox "accept by Xojo: "+Str(accept)
Notes:
Returns whether TargetApp can accept this folderitem as in a drag and drop operation. If role is other than kLSRolesAll then make sure TargetApp claims to fulfill the requested role.

Constants you can use for the role parameter:
kLSRolesNone = 1no claim is made about support for this type/scheme
kLSRolesViewer= 2claim to be able to view this type/scheme
kLSRolesEditor= 4claim to be able to edit this type/scheme
kLSRolesAll = -1claim to do it all

Values for the flags:
kLSAcceptDefault = 1
kLSAcceptAllowLoginUI= 2show UI to log in if necessary


Upgraded in version 19.5 to use CFURL instead of FSRef APIs.

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