Open image editor
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Open image editor

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Opens an image editor modal with the given input file.

Once the user has confirmed the edited image, the first output is triggered.

If the user cancels the image editor modal, the second output is triggered.

If there is an error, the third output is triggered.

By default, the original file is not overwritten, but instead a new file is created in the device temporary directory. If you need to persist the edited image, use the Move file flow function.

Input arguments

Label Key Type Required? Default Description
Path to source image source String(local-filesystem-reference) Yes Absolute local filesystem path to the image file to edit.
Overwrite original file? overwriteOriginal Boolean Yes If true, overwrites the original image file instead of creating a new file.

Output arguments

Number of outputs: 3

Label Key Type Description
Image file imageFile Object Object representing the edited image file in the local filesystem.
  • Local path
imageFile.path String Absolute local filesystem path representing the file location on the device, including the filename and extension. On web, this is created via the [`createObjectURL`]( method.
  • MIME type
imageFile.mimeType String MIME type of the file, if it could be determined.
  • Name String Name of the file in the local filesystem, if applicable. Note that the filename and extension are included in the **Local path** property already.
  • Size
imageFile.size Number Size of the file, in bytes.
  • Created at
imageFile.createdAt String Creation datetime of the file, if it can be determined.
  • Modified at
imageFile.modifiedAt String Datetime when the file was last modified, if it can be determined.


No events.


Label Code Description
Unknown error unknown Thrown if an unknown error occurred while opening the image editor.

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