Layout Based on Orientation

by Scoz » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 04:30:35 GMT


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 Currently trying to have a dialog that will allow the user to sign in
to a service using a Webview. Using a simple LinearLayout works while
while the phone is held in portrait mode, with the message and button
on top leaving a nice squareish webview. When switching in to
landscape mode though I end up with an unusably low height webview as
the message and button are still on top.

Is there any way to specify a layout based on the current orientation?

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Layout Based on Orientation

by Mark Murphy » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 04:33:32 GMT


 


Sure. Put one layout in res/layout and another in res/layout-land. Here, 
layout-land effectively means "use this layout when the device is in 
landscape orientation".

When the device is rotated, your current activity will be closed 
(shortly after onSaveInstanceState() is called) and then restarted with 
the appropriate layout set. Reload your widgets from the instance state 
supplied to onCreate()/onRestoreInstanceState(), and you're set.

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Layout Based on Orientation

by Scoz » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 07:59:15 GMT


 Awesome, this is exactly what I needed, thanks :D






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