Android :: Create An App That Only Allows Horizontal Orientation?

Nov 20, 2010

I'm currently creating a side-scroller style game for my final year project for my degree.

I'm just wondering how you make the menu designed for when the phone is in horizontal orientation display, even when the phone is held in it's vertical orientation?

i.e. I want the user to know that the game has to be played with the phone in it's horizontal orientation and want the menu's to only display in the horizontal orientation.

Android :: Create an app that only allows horizontal orientation?


Android :: Force Horizontal Orientation Programatically?

Oct 4, 2010

My application has a portrait mode, and a landscape mode. I want the user to be able to force the landscape orientation by clicking on a button. How can I do this programatically?

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Android :: Layout Weight Is Inconsistent For Horizontal And Vertical Orientation

Apr 8, 2009

I have played around a bit with the xml files for creating layouts and can't explain the behaviour of layout_weight when using it in a LinearLayout that has orientation="vertical"

When creating a layout that is horizontal everything follows the documentation, that a child would get more space if it's has the highest value.

But the following code for vertical orientation, give more space to the item with lowest weight.

CODE:..........

And the question is: Is this a bug or just a feature that maybe need more documentation?

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Android :: Change View In Horizontal Orientation And Then Back To Portrait?

Sep 3, 2010

I want my view to change when it has changed to horizontal orientation code...

This works, but I want my layout to switch back when it is in portrait mode.

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Android :: How To Create Horizontal Menu

Sep 30, 2010

I am working on horizontal menu that will open on top of the screen.
Layout is something like following,

|| < || Menu Item1 || Menu Item2 || Menu Item3 || > ||

I want to put this on top of the screen. It can have more than 3 menu item and it can traverse through previous and next arrow.

I started with like this:

RelativeLayout ( width - fill_parent)

Gallery View ( Here i appended adapter )

There is two problem:
- Gallery view contains the space before and after

- While scrolling its item gets selected

How can i build custom component like this ?

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Android :: Create Horizontal Progress Bar At Runtime?

Jul 22, 2009

I have been searching forever and have not found a way to create a horizontal progress bar at runtime (I don't want to use XML). How can I set this XML attribute, as seen in this post http://groups.google.com/group/android-beginners/browse_thread/thread..., programmatically?

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Android : How To Create A Wrapping Horizontal List

Jan 8, 2010

I'm attempting to create a list view in Android that shows clickable items that wrap horizontally much like the "To" field in the OS X and iPhone's Mail programs. They have a horizontal list of names that wrap vertically and each name is a separate object, the list is not just a single string. My questions are: Is there a way to do this with a ListView or some other type of AdapterView? Everything I've seen and experimented with is either horizontal scrolling or vertically stacking, but not horizontal wrapping. Are you aware of an existing app with available source that has a view like this that I could look at as an example? The Google Mail/SMS apps just has a single string in the too field that isn't clickable.

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Android :: Create Horizontal LinearLayout - Width Percentages?

Oct 8, 2009

Is it possible to create a horizontal LinearLayout where we specify how wide percentage-wise each element is? Something like:

LinearLayout ll = new LinearLayout(); ll.add(new TextView("a")); ll.setViewWidthAtIndex(0, 30); ll.add(new TextView("b")); ll.setViewWidthAtIIndex(1, 50); ll.add(new TextView("c")); ll.setViewWidthAtIndex(2, 20);

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Android :: Admob - How To Detect Horizontal Orientation And Hide Admob?

Nov 12, 2010

I am new to programming in Java and Android. I got admob to work at the most basic level, and whenever the device is at the landscape orientation, admob tends to popup and occupy a huge potion of the screen.What is the best way to detect the orientation and hide the ads from displaying if it is in horizontal orientation? Is it necessary to put the admob application in a thread to check for change in orientation and hide/unhide it?

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Android : How Can I Create Horizontal View Scrolling Like The News & Weather App?

Sep 1, 2010

Android News & Weather app lets you swipe to reveal another view, just like the iPhone. Can someone show me an example of how this is done? It is not a ViewFlipper attached to a GestureDetector.

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Android :: Orientation Change - Dialog Above Activity With Fixed Orientation

May 14, 2009

I have created an activity for my game which handles all orientation changes by itself and has a fixed "portrait" layout. Actually it uses the accelerometer and is rendered using 2D canvas methods. If the level has been completed I show up a highscore dialog in which the user can enter his name. The dialog is floating above the underlying level screen which gets blurred out nicely. This generally works.

Problem is that the dialog does not get rotated if the orientation of the phone changes. So even if the keyboard is exposed the dialog is shown in portrait mode instead of landscape. I have tried to use an activity with dialog theme instead but the behavior didn't change. After several tries it seems that I have found the reason for this: Once there's an activity with fixed orientation in the activity stack then all subsequent activities keep this orientation, too. They will not react on orientation changes anymore (e.g. if the keyboard gets exposed).

After upgrading to 1.5 SDK the described behavior changed a little bit. Now at subactivities indead react on orientation changes like expected. However, the need to have an opaque background! That means that neither dialogs nor activities with dialog theme will work. Those will stick with the orientation of the underlaying activity. So my workaround is to first start a sub-activity with an opaque black background. This activity then shows my highscore dialog on top. It looks quite okay but I wonder if there's a better solution? Is it possible to show a dialog above a fixed portrait or landscape activity which automatically adapts to orientation changes?

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Android :: Can Force A Specific Layout Orientation - But Have An Opposite Keyboard Orientation Android

Aug 19, 2010

I understand how to force a specific orientation per activity in the android manifest. I would like to know if it is possible to allow the keyboard to change orientation even though the activity(the layout really) must remain unchanged.

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Android :: Using Orientation Sensor To Get 360 Orientation

Jul 17, 2009

I have a problem with working with the ORIENTATION values of the SensorManager. I would like to have some kind of 360-value which directly shows me if the phone is in normal portrait (0), landscape, portrait turned around (180) or anything in between. So I could have, for example, an arrow that points to the floor (like gravity would do with a plummet) all the time, no matter how I tilt (sidewards) the phone. I thought this would be easy, but I'm pretty confused at the moment.

First of all, the X value of the orientation-array seems to correspondent with how I turn the phone, BUT: if it's completely uprightly standing, this value is about 60 ... why not 0 (or 90, 180, 270), as I would expect?

Second: The value resets if I turn the phone and Android automatically changes screen orientation. So both in Portrait and in Landscape mode it will be sth. like 60 when the phone is in a 0 angel in real world. I set "android:screenOrientation" to "landscape" but this doesn't help anything :/

I want the app NOT to change orientation when I turn the phone, but I want it to get a continuous orientation value when I tilt the phone.

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Android : How To Display A Horizontal Bar?

Mar 31, 2009

I want to display a horizontal bar in the view, just like the separator of ListView, in other words, the left/right of the bar is fading..

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Android :: How To Create HTTP Request / How To Create Connection Object?

Jul 17, 2009

How to create an HTTP request object of POST type in android? Which class need to be extend or what method need to implement? How to establish connection to a server? Actually i want to connect to a microsoft exchange server, and then i have to send a request to it using HTTP.

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Android :: Horizontal Scroll In ListView

Mar 26, 2010

I would like to catch horizontal scrolling in ListView. I don't wont to scroll ListView content, I need an event only. I use GestureDetector, and in onScroll() method I can figure out when user scrolls in horizontal direction. This part works. But my problem is ListView fires onItemLongClick event also. I need this event, but only if user doesn't scroll. If user scrolls in vertical direction, ListView doesn't fire onItemLongClick event. I need the same behavior for horizontal scrolling also.

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Android :: Vertical And Horizontal Scrolling Together

Jul 7, 2009

is it possible to have both Scrollbars together. My Application is too big for just one of them. I tried it with a ScrollView in a HorizontalScrollView Layout, but it supports only vertical or horizontal scrolling at the same time and not crosswise. It would be nice to have a scrolling just like in the Browser of Android. Is this possible?

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Android :: Get Horizontal And Vertical Events?

Feb 16, 2009

I have two splash screens for my android app one for horizontal and second for vertical and also have two xml layout file like h_splash.xml and second is v_splash. and i want to show these file like this in my code if(horizontal or event which for horizontal ) { setContentView(R.layout.h_splash) }

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Android :: Scrollview Vertical And Horizontal

Jan 11, 2010

I'm really tired looking for a solution for Scrollview vertical and horizontal. I read that the any view/layout implements this feature in the framework but i need something like this. I need to define a layout within other, the child layout must implement scrolling vertical/horizontal for moving. Initially implemented a code that move the layout pixel by pixel, but i think that is not the right way. I tried with ScrollView and HorizontalScrollView but any ones work like i want, because only implement vertical or horizontal scrolling.

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Android :: Set ProgressBar To Be Vertical Bar Instead Of Horizontal?

Oct 13, 2010

I am trying to use a ProgressBar as a metering like display. I thought it was going to be an easy task and thought that ProgressBar had a property to set to be vertical, but I'm not seeing anything. Additionally I'd like to be able to show ruler like indicator along the side of the bar to clearly indicate the current level.

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Android :: Implement A Horizontal ListView?

Dec 16, 2009

Can anyone tell me how to implement a horizontal listView?

Items are scrolled horizontally.

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Android :: Horizontal Scroll Not Working?

Sep 9, 2009

I am using a table layout in a screen. i need to have both horizontal and vertical scrolls. By default i am able to get vertical scroll in the view but horizontal scroll is not working.

I am using android SDK 1.5 r3 i hv already tried android:scrollbars = "horizontal". i hv read on some forums that in cupcake update horizontal scroll is possible in andorid.

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Android :: How To Set Horizontal Scroll Menu Bar

Aug 26, 2010

I have task to set menus in horizontal scrolling with images at two ends to show availability of menus. I did it by using gallery view, but i need to place an seperator (Vertical Line) between menus,i can't able to get the seperator in between the gallery.

How can i get it.

i need the view below
----------------------------------------
< menu1 | menu2 | menu3 >
-----------------------------------------

just refer CBSNews application if u have.

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Android :: Force Horizontal Layout ?

Jan 14, 2010

I'm pretty close to finished with my first game for Android, and I've come across a problem that's so simple I'm sure I'll feel stupid for not knowing how to solve it, but how can I force the app to stay in a Horizontal layout? Right now, if you turn the phone (emulator) it flips the graphics and squeezes them. I want the game to start horizontally and stay that way regardless of how the user turns the phone.

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Android :: How To Add A Horizontal BarGraph In Platform

Mar 23, 2010

To build a horizontal bar graph in my android platform?

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Android :: TextView On Horizontal ScrollView?

Jul 23, 2010

Can you tell me when we select an item in GalleryView its comes to the center of the screen how to restrict it? I want to just be there where i click that item. How? Simple words, I wanna horizontal Listview. How?

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Android : How To Make A SurfaceView Always Horizontal?

May 1, 2010

I'm using SurfaceView to draw some stuff using canvas. The problem is that I want to show everything horizontally by default and keep it that way regardless the position of the device. I'm not using any layout XML file to show the SurfaceView; instead I just have a class that extends SurfaceView and I do setContentView(new Panel(this)).

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Android : How To Get Rid Of Horizontal Scroll Bar In Tabhost?

Jul 14, 2010

I want to get rid of horizontal scroll bar in TabHost. It's there even if TabWidget is on top.

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Android : How To Setup Horizontal Bar Slider?

Nov 10, 2010

I am looking for a class that implement a horizontal slider bar like the one on the "lock" screen. In other words, user must slide the bar from left to right to run an activity.

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Android :: Horizontal - Vertical Finger Swipe

Jun 22, 2009

How do you detect a horizontal or vertical finger swipe?

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