How-To: Display Emulator in Landscape (Sideways) View?

by JLMG » Thu, 12 Mar 2009 06:41:06 GMT


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 I was over at db4o and they had a demo with the emulator displayed in
landscape (sideways) mode.

How do you do that?

I'm developing and app that needs the keyboard exposed.

Thanks!

JLMG
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How-To: Display Emulator in Landscape (Sideways) View?

by Mark Murphy » Thu, 12 Mar 2009 06:41:50 GMT


 


<Ctrl>-<F12> toggles you between portrait and landscape modes in the
emulator.

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