In this article, we will capture a screenshot of a view and store the image in the gallery. A sample video is given below to get an idea about what we are going to do in this article. Note that we are going to implement this project using the Kotlin language.
Step by Step Implementation
Step 1: Create a new project
To create a new project in Android Studio please refer to How to Create/Start a New Project in Android Studio. Note that select Kotlin as the programming language
Step 2: Working with the activity_main.xml file
Go to the activity_main.xml file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the activity_main.xml file. Notice that it has a Material Card View with id card_View, we will take a screenshot of this view in this article.
Step 3. Add permission in the manifest.
Go to the AndroidManifest.xml file and the following code. It has two permissions Read and Write to external storage. and inside application tag it has android:usesCleartextTraffic=”true”.
Step 4: Working with the MainActivity.kt file
Go to the MainActivity.kt file and refer to the following code. Below is the code for the MainActivity.kt file. Comments are added inside the code to understand the code in more detail.
Github repo here