Unable to reconstruct bitmap from ksop2 response

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Unable to reconstruct bitmap from ksop2 response

Postby sooraj.rit » Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:35 pm

Hi , I am trying to download a bitmap from a web service ( created in .Net ). My web service consists of a method "GetImage" , and the server machine is returning the image stored in it as String which is converted to Byte[].but when i try to reconstruct a bitmap from the so obtained byte, it seems to be null.I have attached the source code. any sort of help is greatly appreciated.

public class HelloWeb extends Activity {

private static final String SOAP_ACTION = "http://webservice.org/ GetImage";
private static final String METHOD_NAME = "GetImage";
private static final String NAMESPACE = "http://webservice.org/";
private static final String URL = " Service1.asmx";
private Object resultRequestSOAP = null;

/** Called when the activity is first created. */
public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState)
//TextView tv = new TextView(this);
ImageView tv = new ImageView(this);

SoapObject request = new SoapObject(NAMESPACE, METHOD_NAME);
SoapSerializationEnvelope envelope = new SoapSerializationEnvelope (SoapEnvelope.VER11);
envelope.dotNet = true;
envelope.setOutputSoapObject( request );
HttpTransportSE transport = new HttpTransportSE(URL);
transport.call(SOAP_ACTION, envelope);
resultRequestSOAP = envelope.getResponse();

String results = resultRequestSOAP.toString();
byte[] bresult = results.getBytes(); //
everything is fine upto this point

Bitmap bitmap ;
bitmap = BitmapFactory.decodeByteArray(bresult , 0,
bresult.length); //here I get a null

ImageView img = (ImageView) findViewById (R.id.ImageView01);

catch (Exception aE)
aE.printStackTrace ();
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Postby EveningNewbs » Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:40 am

I just solved this same issue today. The problem is that String.getBytes() uses the default encoding (I think it's UTF-8) to decode the string, which ends up changing some of the binary data. I ended up having to do this:
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  1. byte[] bresults=new byte[results.length()];
  3. for(long i=0; i<results.length(); i++)
  5.         bresults[i]=results.charAt(i);
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There's probably a way to do that that's more optimized, but I didn't feel like searching for it after spending half of the day making it work.
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Postby desuvinodkumar » Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:51 am


String results = resultRequestSOAP.toString();

What is the Response u were getting here....

can u paste it ....

same problem i am facing ....
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