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Posts: 15
Registered: ‎05-10-2011
My Device: BlackBerry PlayBook
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Lock app in portrait mode?

Does anyone know what settings I have to adjust in my app to lock the app in portrait mode rather than landscape default?  I have a game that's designed for portait mode, and I can't figure out how to take advantage of that mode.


Any help anyone can suggest would be highly appreciated!!

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Registered: ‎12-08-2010
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Re: Lock app in portrait mode?

In your app.xml file, use "<autoOrients>false</autoOrients>" and "<aspectRatio>portrait</aspectRatio>". See http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/screen_orientation_apis.html

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Registered: ‎11-04-2010
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Re: Lock app in portrait mode?



to lock your application in portrait mode -- add the following lines (or modify existing) in your -app.xml file within the <initialWindow> tags:





good luck!


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Registered: ‎05-10-2011
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Re: Lock app in portrait mode?

Thank you guys very much!  This is extremely helpful!