Feature proposal: mobileActualAllowedOrientations?
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Sat Jan 27 19:16:36 EST 2018
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 1/27/18 3:43 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> Thanks, Ralph. Looks like a bug then - reported:
> I'd have to think about this. If the alternative is to only have a
> tiny misrepresentation of a landscape-only stack, do we want the
> behavior changed?
> How do other apps, like some games, handle this situation?
Good question. You can check out some on your phone, but a quick check
- YouTube: respect my preference until I fullscreen a video, then
the video fills the screen in landscape until I return from
- Netflix: respects the locked orientation until playing a video,
then goes to fullscreen landscape until I stop the video.
- HBO Now: same as Netflix.
- Amazon: always respects locked orientation, unless playing
video, then acts as Netflix does.
I guess I don't have a lot of apps that are landscape-only.
IIRC I did once have a game on this phone, and it opened full-screen in
landscape regardless of my orientation lock. Seems reasonable, because
as you say that app experience wouldn't make sense in portrait.
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