How to load a file into a stream on Android knowing its Jnet_Uri?


I’m writing an Android FMX app in Delphi 10.3 Rio. There I’m selecting photos from the gallery (via TJIntent.JavaClass.ACTION_OPEN_DOCUMENT) and getting back Jnet_Uri entries. I can use those to read image EXIF (with TJExifInterface). Now I also need to load these images into a stream for further processing. How do I do this?

When I try to convert Jnet_Uri to a path with uri.getPath, it comes out like /document/image:26591. uri.toString gives me content:// TMemoryStream.LoadFromFile fails to load from both of these paths:

Cannot open file “/document/image:26724”. No such file or directory
Cannot open file “/content:/”. Not a directory

Hence the question, how knowing a Jnet_Uri do I load files contents into a stream?

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