Mobile (Android) orientations

Guglielmo Braguglia guglielmo at braguglia.ch
Fri May 3 08:25:36 EDT 2013


Ah .. I forget ...
... this is for the *Kindle Fire HD 7" NO WiFi* ... so, you have to 
change the *KFTT* (in the .txt file) following this table :

- KFOT = Kindle Fire
- KFTT = Kindle Fire HD 7"
- WFJWI = Kindle Fire HD 8.9" Wi-Fi
- WFJWA = Kindle Fire HD 8.9" WAN

Guglielmo


On 5/3/13 14:02 PM, Guglielmo Braguglia wrote:
> Hi Alex,
> enclosed you will find the file that you MUST add to your stack 
> (Standalone Application Settings -> Copy Files - > Add File) and ... 
> the Kindle Fire is ok :-)
>
> Guglielmo
>
>
> On 5/3/13 00:59 AM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>> I'm just starting to play with Mobile builds - so this could be the 
>> first of a series of dumb questions :-)
>>
>> I build a stack (one button, one field, no script at all), and build 
>> for Android (following the instructions from Colin's book).
>> The "Initial orientation" is set to "portrait".
>> I can't get any Virtual Devices to run - but I can download and test 
>> on my Kindle Fire.
>>
>>  - builds, loads and runs (i.e. does nothing :-) OK
>> Rotating the device does nothing (i.e. the button/field) remain fixed 
>> relative to the device, and hence they also become sideways / 
>> upside-down / sideways again / OK again.
>>
>>
>> If I then add
>> on preopencard
>>    mobileSetAllowedOrientations "portrait,portrait upside 
>> down,landscape left,landscape right"
>> end preopencard
>>
>> to the card script, then rotating the device causes the button/field 
>> to re-orient themselves relative to the device, i.e. so that they are 
>> in constant "proper" orientation. BUT - in landscape mode, the 
>> button/field are upside down ! They're OK (i.e. right way up) in 
>> portrait and "portrait upside down" states, but in landscape the 
>> controls (and the status bar which shows the Kindle name + time + 
>> wifi/battery status) are upside down.
>>
>> What should I do ?
>> Could someone donate a working, multi-orientation stack so I can test 
>> it (just in case it's something about Kindle Fire, or even some 
>> specific fault with my particular Kindle Fire device) ?
>>
>> Thanks for any suggestions ...
>> -- Alex.
>>
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