Using Additional Manifest Elements

The following sections summarize some of the common child elements used in the tizen-manifest.xml file of a Tizen .NET application.

<app-control> Element

This element represents Tizen application control configuration information.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Expected children:

Child element Occurrences
<operation> 1 or more (optional)
<uri> 1 or more (optional)
<mime> 1 or more (optional)

For example:

<app-control>
   <operation name="http://tizen.org/appcontrol/operation/compose"/>
   <uri name="testuristring"/>
   <mime name="application/pdf"/>
</app-control>

<operation> Element

This element represents the operation type of the application control.

Attributes:

  • name

    Name of the application control, for example, http://tizen.org/appcontrol/operation/compose

For example:

<operation name="http://tizen.org/appcontrol/operation/compose"/>

<uri> Element

This element represents the URI scheme of the application control.

Attributes:

  • name

    Name of the URI scheme (string)

For example:

<uri name="testuristring"/>

<mime> Element

This element represents the MIME type of the application control.

Attributes:

  • name

    Name of the MIME type (string)

For example:

<mime name="application/pdf"/>

<background-category> Element

This element represents the category of an application that runs in the background.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Attributes:

  • value

    Value of the background category (string)

For example:

<background-category value="download"/>

<datacontrol> Element

This element represents configuration information for the Tizen data controls.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Expected children:

Child element Occurrences
<privilege> 1 or more (optional)

Attributes:

  • access

    Access mode of the data control (string)

  • providerid

    ID of the data control provider (string)

  • type

    Type of the data control (string)

For example:

<datacontrol access="WriteOnly" providerid="http://uiapp.com/datacontrol/provider/uiapp" type="Sql">
   <privilege>.....</privilege>
</datacontrol>

<icon> Element

This element represents the icon relative or absolute file path for the Tizen application.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 (optional)

Expected value:

  • Icon path

For example:

<icon>testicon.png</icon>

<label> Element

This element represents the label value for the Tizen application. It is a set of human readable names for the Tizen application according to the language.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Attributes:

  • xml:lang

    Language of the label (available value: "<2-letter lowercase language code (ISO 639-1)>-<2-letter lowercase country code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)>")

Expected value:

  • Label value in string

For example:

<label>testlabel</label>
<label xml:lang="en-gb">testlabel</label>

<metadata> Element

This element represents user-defined key-value pairs for the application.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Attributes:

  • key

    Key of metadata (string)

  • value

    Value of metadata (string)

For example:

<metadata key="testkey" value="testvalue"/>

<splash-screens> Element

This element represents Tizen splash-screen configuration information.

For more information on the relationship between the elements, see the element hierarchy.

Occurrences:

  • 1 or more (optional)

Expected children:

Child element Occurrences
<splash-screen> 1 or more

For example:

<splash-screens>
   <splash-screen src="test1.jpg" type="img" dpi="hdpi" orientation="portrait" indicator-display="true"\>
   <splash-screen src="test2.edj" type="edj" dpi="hdpi" orientation="landscape" indicator-display="false"\>
</splash-screens>

<splash-screen> Element

This element represents a splash-screen of the application. The splash-screen is an image that covers the entire screen. It is displayed when the application is launched, and disappears after the application main screen is loaded.

Attributes:

  • src

    Source of the splash-screen (string)

  • type

    Type of the splash-screen (available values: img, edj)

  • dpi

    Resolution of the splash-screen (available values: ldpi, mdpi, hdpi, xhdpi, xxhdpi)

  • orientation

    Orientation of the splash-screen (available values: portrait, landscape)

  • indicator-display

    Indicates whether the indicator area is visible on the splash-screen (available values: true, false)

  • app-control-operation

    Application control operation of the splash-screen (string)

    If this value is defined, the splash-screen image is shown when the application is launched by the application control operation.

For example:

<splash-screen src="test1.jpg" type="img" dpi="hdpi" orientation="portrait" indicator-display="true"
               app-control-operation="http://tizen.org/appcontrol/operation/default"\>