narrow text area when writing SMS in landscape orientation also in iOS5?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by Mike¬, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Mike¬ macrumors member

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    Hey, I don't have a new iPhone but the first one with iOS 3.

    In iOS 5, when writing a text message in landscape orientation,
    does it also always show the recipient and leave just 2 line heights for viewing the text?

    I find this quite annoying.
     
  2. tardman91 macrumors 6502a

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    Yes - when the keyboard is displayed. That's just a limitation of the screen height. If the keyboard was smaller it would be useless to type in landscape orientation.
     
  3. Mike¬ thread starter macrumors member

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    thanks for telling me.
    IMHO this sucks. I don't need to see the name of the one I'm writing all the time.
     
  4. GraphicsGeek macrumors 6502a

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    In ios 5 you can hold down between the text field and text bubbles while typing and pull it down so you can look at the text message.
     

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