Allowed Orientations failing on mobile in 9dp5?

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Sat Mar 11 07:07:21 EST 2017

Thanks foe pointing out that it works in 8.1.3. At the conference, we 
tried quite a few versions and none worked. This must be a bug.

Kind regards,

Mark Schonewille

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Op 11-Mar-17 om 06:03 schreef Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode:
> This used to work on 8.1.3
> on preopenStack
>    command sivasiva_InitOrientation "landscape"
> end preopenstack
> #with these in a library that was started on init.. (i.e. effectively a backscript)
> command sivasiva_InitOrientation orientationType
> if the environment is not "mobile" then return false
> set the fullscreenmode of this stack to "showAll" -- better for wider screens
> mobile_SetAllowedOrientation orientationType
> end sivasiva_InitOrientation
> command mobile_SetAllowedOrientation orientationType
> if the environment is not "mobile" then return empty
> switch orientationType
> case "portrait"
> put "portrait,portrait upside down" into allowedOrientations
> break
> case "landscape"
> put "landscape left,landscape right" into allowedOrientations
> break
> default -- allow all, ignoring face up/down
> put "portrait,portrait upside down,landscape left,landscape right" into allowedOrientations
> end switch
> mobileSetAllowedOrientations allowedOrientations
> return allowedOrientations
> end mobile_SetAllowedOrientation
> This use to force a new stack open in the app to "go sideways" even if the user was holding the phone "upright"
> but now standalones built with 9dp5… the stack opens small in portrait mode
> is this happening for anyone else?
> br
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