Listing 1013 Listening for Intent broacasts within App Widgets Available for

downloadon <receiver android:name=".MyAppWidget" android:label="My App Widget"> <intent-filter>

<action android:name="android.appwidget.action.APPWIDGET_UPDATE" /> </intent-filter> <intent-filter>

<action android:name="com.paad.chapter9.FORCE_WIDGET_UPDATE" /> </intent-filter>

<meta-data android:name="android.appwidget.provider" android:resource="@xml/my_app_widget_info"


By updating the widget's onReceive method handler as shown in Listing 10-14, you can listen for this new Intent and use it to update your widget.

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