[maemo-developers] Disable portrait support for dialog with Hildon

From: Piñeiro apinheiro at igalia.com
Date: Thu Oct 29 18:31:03 EET 2009
From: Cornelius Hald <hald at icandy.de>

> the main window of my app supports portrait mode. Now I have a settings
> dialog which does not support portrait mode but it inherits those flags
> from the main window.

So you'll have the main window in portrait mode, and there is a
possibility that a dialog in non-portrait mode appear?

I'm not a expert in usability, but this would be confusing for me, and
it would force me to rotate 90 degrees the device in order to read
properly the dialog.

There isn't any possibility to support the portrait mode in the

> How can I remove the flags from the dialog window?
> I tried the following, but it does not work:
> hildon_gtk_window_set_portrait_flags (

Try with a 0 instead of ~HILDON_PORTRAIT_MODE_SUPPORT.

API (apinheiro at igalia.com)
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