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JamesFoote
Aug 21, 2008, 08:43 PM
I'm almost done my first app, but I want to be able to know how to support landscape mode.

(The app displays an RSS feed)



kainjow
Aug 23, 2008, 01:33 PM
You need to implement shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation:

TheZimm
Aug 23, 2008, 04:38 PM
You need to implement shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation:

Im a total noob to this stuff, where would you add that

music.addict411
Aug 23, 2008, 04:45 PM
yeah I second that. All I need to know now is where to add it.

JamesFoote
Aug 23, 2008, 04:46 PM
and I guess I third it.

Thanks everyone youre all a huge help! :D

robbieduncan
Aug 23, 2008, 04:49 PM
Have you tried using the documentation. It's not there for you to ignore whilst you post questions on here.

I put "shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation" into the search box and the top page returned was titled "Autorotating views". Have you tried, you know, reading it?

JamesFoote
Aug 23, 2008, 05:05 PM
I read the entire guide. It makes next to no sense. I understand that I have to add the code:

@property(nonatomic, readonly) UIInterfaceOrientation interfaceOrientation

BUT - I have no idea where I put it in. It says that it needs to be declared in a place that I can't even find!

mtgred
Aug 25, 2008, 07:15 AM
The method is in your main ViewController. The code for the method is actually already generated for you when you generate a new project with view.

Replace:

- (BOOL)shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation: (UIInterfaceOrientation)interfaceOrientation
{
return (interfaceOrientation == UIInterfaceOrientationPortrait);
}

with:

- (BOOL)shouldAutorotateToInterfaceOrientation: (UIInterfaceOrientation)interfaceOrientation
{
return YES;
}

For more info:
http://developer.apple.com/iphone/library/featuredarticles/ViewControllerPGforiPhoneOS/AutorotatingViews/chapter_11_section_1.html

Cromulent
Aug 25, 2008, 07:59 AM
I read the entire guide. It makes next to no sense. I understand that I have to add the code:

@property(nonatomic, readonly) UIInterfaceOrientation interfaceOrientation

BUT - I have no idea where I put it in. It says that it needs to be declared in a place that I can't even find!

You should probably take the time to learn the language then, rather than just trying to copy and paste code. I don't mean to sound harsh, but if you need someone to tell you where to place some code then you don't know the language and ultimately you'll produce poor software.

I'm not even attempting to write an iPhone application until I feel like I have a good strong grasp of Objective-C and the Cocoa APIs and I have the advantage of knowing C already.

Niiro13
Aug 25, 2008, 11:40 AM
I read the entire guide. It makes next to no sense. I understand that I have to add the code:

@property(nonatomic, readonly) UIInterfaceOrientation interfaceOrientation

BUT - I have no idea where I put it in. It says that it needs to be declared in a place that I can't even find!

In Mac programming, something of that nature would commonly be found in the header file ;).