iOS app simulation rotated?

Graham Samuel livfoss at
Fri May 31 06:07:59 EDT 2013

Thanks for the input - I just found the problem. I have started using Scott Rossi's tmControl for buttons etc to give a better look to my app. I didn't know this, but the setup within his subsystem puts this line into a preOpenCard handler of the first card to be opened after the splash:

> iphoneSetAllowedOrientations (the tmControlData["allowedOrientations"] of this stack)

If I comment this out, then the problem goes away.

I had not myself used a preOpenCard handler in this card, so I didn't know the script was there! This is not to blame Scott: it's all because I have only just started using tmControl, so  put it down to ignorance on my part. So far I don't know why this line is needed or where it gets its information from, but I will find out very shortly!

Thanks anyway for your response.


On 31 May 2013, at 11:43, Paul Maguire wrote:

> On 31 May 2013, at 10:32, Graham Samuel wrote:
>> Thanks Randy - I hadn't thought of this. Tried it just now and sadly it doesn't work. The simulation used to work, even without this line of script (maybe with another simulator, since I haven't worked on this one for quite a time).
> You say it doesn't work now after typing in that line - are you sure it's all formatted and spelled correctly?!? iPhone sim will just fail if it's not. Just a thought.
> In my preOpenStack handler I used:
> mobileAllowedOrientations("portrait,portrait upside down")
> ... for a portrait app.
> Another thing - check your Standalone Application Settings/Orientation options.
> Kind regards,		Paul.
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