Getting Bitmap from drawable object

by Devin Yu » Wed, 14 Apr 2010 03:03:48 GMT

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 Hi all,

I got a drawable object from Res ID. But I want to know its
coresponding bitmap file.
Any body can tell me how to do it?



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