GroupChannel

Represents a group channel.

Types

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object Companion
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Properties

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All locally cached metadata as a map. Cached metadata is updated under following circumstances:

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The cover image URL.

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open var createdAt: Long

The creation time of the channel in milliseconds.

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The creator of this channel.

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The custom type of the channel. You can set custom type of this channel by createChannel or updateChannel.

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The channel data.

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The HiddenState of this channel.

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My invitation timestamp.

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The inviter of the current User to this channel.

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Whether this channel requires access code to join. This value is valid only if this channel is a public GroupChannel.

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Checks whether this channel is a broadcast GroupChannel.

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Checks whether this channel is a chat notification GroupChannel.

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Checks whether this channel is discoverable in the result of PublicGroupChannelListQuery. If it is false, it will not appear on the result of PublicGroupChannelListQuery.

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Checks whether this channel is a distinct GroupChannel. For a distinct GroupChannel, later when you create GroupChannel with same User and isDistinct flag being true (refer to createChannel), the channel URL does not change, which means the messages between Users remain at the channel. If the channel is not distinct one, a new GroupChannel is created even though Users are same. As a result, you get a totally new channel URL (the old channel still remains), which means the Users start new conversation.

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Whether the channel is ephemeral.

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Checks whether this channel is an exclusive GroupChannel.

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Whether the instance is FeedChannel type.

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Whether the channel is frozen.

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Whether the instance is GroupChannel type.

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Checks whether this channel is hidden.

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Whether the instance is OpenChannel type.

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Checks whether this channel is a public GroupChannel.

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Checks whether this channel is a super GroupChannel.

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Whether one or more members are typing.

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The timestamp when the current user joined.

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The total joined member count for this channel.

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The last message of the channel.

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The last message among channel's pinned messages.

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The total member count for this channel.

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Member list for this channel.

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The local timestamp of when this channel has been used in a MessageCollection.

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This property is set when resetMyHistory and hide is called.

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The message survival seconds in this channel.

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Checks whether unread message count is enabled for this channel. This count preference can be set by setMyCountPreference.

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Current user's last read receipt timestamp in channel.

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My member state.

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My muted state in this channel.

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My push trigger option. The push trigger setting can be updated by setMyPushTriggerOption.

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My Role in this channel.

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open var name: String

The topic or name of the channel.

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The pinned message ids of the channel.

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The total unread reply message count for this channel for the current User.

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The typing user list.

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The unread mention count for this channel for the current User.

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The unread message count for this channel for the current User.

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open var url: String

The unique channel URL.

Functions

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fun acceptInvitation(accessCode: String?, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Accepts the invitation sent to the current User. After the acceptance, the User will be joined to this GroupChannel.

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Adds message meta array values.

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Add operators to the channel. See [

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fun addPollOption(pollId: Long, optionText: String, handler: PollHandler)

Adds an option with optionText to this poll. Once added successfully, a non-null Poll instance will be passed to the PollHandler.

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fun addReaction(message: BaseMessage, key: String, handler: ReactionHandler?)

Adds Reaction.

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fun banUser(user: User, description: String?, seconds: Int, handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun banUser(userId: String, description: String?, seconds: Int, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Bans a member. Operators can ban members from this channel. Banned member is kicked out of this channel and cannot enter during the specified seconds. If you want to ban the user indefinitely, pass -1 to seconds as the argument.

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Cancels an ongoing FileMessage upload.

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fun cancelScheduledMessage(scheduledMessageId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Cancels a scheduled message with scheduledMessageId.

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fun closePoll(pollId: Long, handler: PollHandler)

Closes this poll. Once closed successfully, a non-null Poll instance will be passed to the handler.

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fun copyFileMessage(targetChannel: BaseChannel, fileMessage: FileMessage, handler: FileMessageHandler?): FileMessage?

Copies a file message from this channel to the target channel.

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This is a function that copies a MultipleFilesMessage to another channel.

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fun copyUserMessage(targetChannel: BaseChannel, userMessage: UserMessage, handler: UserMessageHandler?): UserMessage?

Copies a user message from this channel to the target channel.

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Creates a query instance to get the banned user list from this channel.

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Creates a query instance to get members.

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fun createMessageMetaArrayKeys(message: BaseMessage, metaArrayKeys: List<String>, handler: BaseMessageHandler?)

Creates message meta array keys.

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fun createMetaCounters(metaCounterMap: Map<String, Int>, handler: MetaCounterHandler?)

Creates meta counters. This can be used to customize the channel.

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fun createMetaData(metaDataMap: Map<String, String>, handler: MetaDataHandler?)

Creates meta data. This can be used to customize the channel.

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fun createMutedUserListQuery(limit: Int = QUERY_DEFAULT_LIMIT): MutedUserListQuery

Creates a query instance to get the muted user (online and offline both) list of this channel.

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fun createOperatorListQuery(limit: Int = QUERY_DEFAULT_LIMIT): OperatorListQuery

Creates a query instance to get the operator list from this channel.

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fun createPollListQuery(limit: Int = QUERY_DEFAULT_LIMIT): PollListQuery

Creates a query instance to get the poll list from this channel.

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fun createPollVoterListQuery(pollId: Long, pollOptionId: Long, limit: Int = QUERY_DEFAULT_LIMIT): PollVoterListQuery

Creates a query instance to get the voters of a poll option.

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Creates previous message list query for this channel.

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Creates a file message to be sent at the specified time.

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Creates a user message to be sent at the specified time.

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Creates a query instance to get the Threaded Parent Message list.

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Declines the invitation sent to the current User.

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fun decreaseMetaCounters(metaCounterMap: Map<String, Int>, handler: MetaCounterHandler?)

Decreases meta counters. This decreases atomically the keyed meta counter by the specified value.

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fun delete(handler: CompletionHandler?)

Deletes this GroupChannel. Note that only operators of a channel are able to delete it or else, an error will be returned to the handler.

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Deletes all meta counters.

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Deletes all meta data.

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Deletes a message.

fun deleteMessage(messageId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Deletes a message with message ID.

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fun deleteMessageMetaArrayKeys(message: BaseMessage, metaArrayKeys: List<String>, handler: BaseMessageHandler?)

Deletes message meta array keys.

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Deletes a meta counter.

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Deletes a meta data.

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fun deletePoll(pollId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler)

Deletes this poll. Once deleted successfully, a null will be passed to the handler as the error.

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fun deletePollOption(pollId: Long, pollOptionId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler)

Deletes this poll option. Once deleted successfully, a null will be passed to the handler as error.

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fun deleteReaction(message: BaseMessage, key: String, handler: ReactionHandler?)

Deletes Reaction.

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fun endTyping()

Sends end typing event.

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open operator override fun equals(other: Any?): Boolean
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fun freeze(handler: CompletionHandler?)

Freeze this GroupChannel.

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Get all meta counters.

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Gets all meta data.

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Gets delivered time for all members in this GroupChannel.

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Requests message change logs after given timestamp. The result is passed to handler.

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Requests message change logs after given token. The result is passed to handler.

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Retrieves previous or next messages based on the message ID in a specific channel. The result is passed to handler as list.

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Retrieves previous or next messages based on the timestamp in a specific channel. The result is passed to handler as list.

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Gets meta counters.

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Gets meta data.

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Gets my muted information in this channel.

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Gets push trigger option of this channel. Refer to GroupChannel.PushTriggerOption. For details of push trigger option, refer to setMyPushTriggerOption

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Requests poll change logs after given timestamp. The result is passed to handler.

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Requests poll change logs after given token. The result is passed to handler.

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fun getReadMembers(message: BaseMessage, includeAllMembers: Boolean): List<Member>

Gets the member list who have read the given message.

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Gets ReadStatus for all members in this GroupChannel.

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Returns the number of member's that haven't received the given message. This excludes the current logged-in User and the Sender of the message. It will always be zero if the passed on message is an AdminMessage, or if this channel is a super group channel.

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Returns the number of member's that haven't read the given message. This excludes the current logged-in User and the Sender of the message. It will always be zero if the passed on message is an AdminMessage, or if this channel is a super group channel.

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fun getUnreadMembers(message: BaseMessage, includeAllMembers: Boolean): List<Member>

Gets the member list who haven't read the given message.

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open override fun hashCode(): Int
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fun hide(handler: CompletionHandler?)

Hides this channel from the current User's GroupChannel` list. When a new message is received from the channel, it appears again.

fun hide(hidePreviousMessages: Boolean, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Hides this channel from the current User's GroupChannel list. When a new message is received from the channel, it appears again.

fun hide(hidePreviousMessages: Boolean, allowAutoUnhide: Boolean, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Hides this channel from the current User's GroupChannel list.

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fun increaseMetaCounters(metaCounterMap: Map<String, Int>, handler: MetaCounterHandler?)

Increases meta counters. This increases atomically the keyed meta counter by the specified value.

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fun invite(userIds: List<String>, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Invites Users top this channel.

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fun join(handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun join(accessCode: String?, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Joins this channel if this channel is public.

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fun leave(shouldRemoveOperatorStatus: Boolean = false, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Leaves this channel.

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Sends mark as read to this channel with a CompletionHandler.

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fun muteUser(user: User, handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun muteUser(userId: String, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Mutes User. Muted User's messages are no longer delivered to current User.

fun muteUser(user: User, description: String?, seconds: Int, handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun muteUser(userId: String, description: String?, seconds: Int, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Mutes User. Muted User's messages are no longer delivered to current User. If you want to mute the user indefinitely, pass -1 to seconds as the argument. Or you can use muteUser.

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fun pinMessage(messageId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Pins a message to the channel.

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fun refresh(handler: CompletionHandler?)

Refreshes all the data of this channel.

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Remove all operators from the channel. See https://docs.sendbird.com/platform/user_type#3_operator for the explanations on the operators.

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Removes message meta array values.

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Remove operators from the channel. See [

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fun report(reportCategory: ReportCategory, reportDescription: String?, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Reports this channel of inappropriate activities.

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fun reportMessage(message: BaseMessage, reportCategory: ReportCategory, reportDescription: String?, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Reports a malicious message.

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fun reportUser(offendingUser: User, reportCategory: ReportCategory, reportDescription: String?, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Reports a user of suspicious activities.

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fun resendFileMessage(fileMessage: FileMessage, file: File?, handler: FileMessageHandler?)

Resends a file with given file information.

Resends a file with given file information and gets callback for uploading progress.

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Resends a failed user message.

fun resendMessage(fileMessage: FileMessage, file: File?, handler: FileMessageHandler?): FileMessage?

Resends a file with given file information.

Resends a file with given file information and gets callback for uploading progress.

fun resendMessage(multipleFilesMessage: MultipleFilesMessage, fileUploadHandler: FileUploadHandler? = null, multipleFilesMessageHandler: MultipleFilesMessageHandler?): MultipleFilesMessage?

Resends multiple files or file URLs as a single MultipleFilesMessage.

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fun resendUserMessage(userMessage: UserMessage, handler: UserMessageHandler?)

Resends a failed user message.

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Resets the chat history of this channel for the current User. After this call, the messages created before the call will not be loaded.

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Sends a file with given file information.

Sends a file with given file information and gets callback for uploading progress.

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Sends files with given files information. The maximum number of files is 20.

Sends files with given files information and gets callback for uploading progress. The maximum number of files is 20. This method handles FileMessageCreateParams only which have set binary file not URL.

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This is a function that sends multiple files or file URLs as a single MultipleFilesMessage.

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fun sendScheduledMessageNow(scheduledMessageId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Sends a scheduled message now.

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Sends a user message.

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Serializes the GroupChannel or OpenChannel instance. This byte array can be stored in the database in your application. The instance can be restored by buildFromSerializedData.

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Sets my count preference for this channel.

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Sets push trigger option of this channel. If channel's push trigger option is set to GroupChannel.PushTriggerOption.DEFAULT, it works according to the state of SendbirdChat.PushTriggerOption. If not, push messages will be triggered according to the state of GroupChannel.PushTriggerOption.

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Sends start typing event.

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open override fun toString(): String
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fun translateUserMessage(userMessage: UserMessage, targetLanguages: List<String>, handler: UserMessageHandler?)

Translates a user message.

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fun unbanUser(user: User, handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun unbanUser(userId: String, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Unbans User. Operators can unban User who has been banned from this channel.

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Unfreeze this GroupChannel.

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fun unhide(handler: CompletionHandler?)

Unhides this channel from the current User's GroupChannel list.

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fun unmuteUser(user: User, handler: CompletionHandler?)
fun unmuteUser(userId: String, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Unmutes User. Unmuted User's messages are again shown to current User.

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fun unpinMessage(messageId: Long, handler: CompletionHandler?)

Removes the message from the channel's pinned messages.

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Update this channel with GroupChannelUpdateParams.

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Updates a FileMessage that was previously sent in the channel. Note that the file itself cannot be changed; only the fields stored within the message can be modified.

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fun updateMetaCounters(metaCounterMap: Map<String, Int>, handler: MetaCounterHandler?)

Updates meta counters.

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fun updateMetaData(metaDataMap: Map<String, String>, handler: MetaDataHandler?)

Updates meta data.

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fun updatePoll(pollId: Long, params: PollUpdateParams, handler: PollHandler)

Updates fields of this poll with given params. Once updated successfully, a non-null Poll instance will be passed to the handler.

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fun updatePollOption(pollId: Long, pollOptionId: Long, optionText: String, handler: PollHandler)

Updates optionText fields of this poll option. Once updated successfully, a non-null PollOption instance will be passed to the handler.

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fun updateScheduledFileMessage(scheduledMessageId: Long, scheduledFileMessageUpdateParams: ScheduledFileMessageUpdateParams, handler: FileMessageHandler?)

Update a scheduled file message with scheduledMessageId and ScheduledFileMessageUpdateParams.

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fun updateScheduledUserMessage(scheduledMessageId: Long, scheduledUserMessageUpdateParams: ScheduledUserMessageUpdateParams, handler: UserMessageHandler?)

Update a scheduled user message with scheduledMessageId and ScheduledUserMessageUpdateParams.

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Updates a UserMessage that was previously sent in the channel.

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fun votePoll(pollId: Long, pollOptionIds: List<Long>, handler: PollVoteEventHandler)

Vote on pollOptionIds. This operation overrides previous vote actions, so to update previous vote, pass new pollOptionIds as parameter. To cancel votes, pass an empty list as pollOptionIds.