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Postby burmat » Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:26 pm

I'm making a widget that will start a broadcast receiver, and send a auto-reply message to anyone that texts the device. My SmsReceiver class is working fine, but to launch my sendSMS method in my SMS_Sender class, I must change the method to static. This will not work however, because I have other receivers and intents to verify that the auto-reply is sent/delivered/etc. This is what I am trying to use to call my method from my SmsReceiver class:

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SMS_Sender.sendSMS(phoneNumber, messageText);

So my questions is, how do I launch a non-static method to and send an auto-reply from a broadcast receiver catching text incoming text messages.

Thanks in advance for any advice,
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Re: SMS_Receiver/SMS_Sender

Postby Skiller » Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:55 pm

Just use it as a member function, create an SMS_Sender and call sendSMS from that. For example:
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  1. SMS_Sender SMSSenderVariable = new SMS_Sender();
  2. SMSSenderVariable.sendSMS(phoneNumber, messageText);
Parsed in 0.012 seconds, using GeSHi

or if you aren't going to reuse SMSSenderVariable I believe you could just do:
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  1. new SMS_Sender().sendSMS(phoneNumber, messageText);
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If the problem is that you don't have access to a specific SMS_Sender you want because it was created somewhere else then the solution is highly dependent on how the code is structured and to be able to help you I'd need to see exactly where the SMS_Sender is created in relation to where it is needed.
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