Community SSU/Features/Portrait mode

m (Fix typo)

Revision as of 11:31, 23 February 2011

Portrait mode can now be forced on all applications as part of the Community SSU. Not all applications work perfectly. Details of the compatibility of applications with portrait mode is compiled below.

The purpose of forcerotation is not to enable system-wide portrait for end-users.

System Applications

Application Status Comments
Camera Semi-usable Display is buggy, Photo is taken correctly
Clock Semi-usable Icons are not rearranged. Can't access "World Clock"
Media Player Semi-usable Icons are not rearranged.
Contacts Fully Usable N/A
Phone Fully Usable Add new contact UI error
Conversation Fully Usable Needs to scrolls horizontally to read the full message.
Calendar Not Usable
Web Semi-Usable When using built-in auto-rotation, ui elements such as address and status bar are unaccessible. When rotated by hildon but the browser itself has rotation disabled, just about all UI elements are usable, except the bookmarks and the Full screen buttons on the right side.
Hildon-Desktop(?) Not Available
Task Switcher Not Available Part of hildon-desktop
Settings Fully Usable N/A
Photo Viewer Semi-Usable Viewing photos is buggy. The system get confused which direction to show image and thus image rotates haphazardly
Xterminal Fully Usable Rotation from portrait to landscape generates a large amount of "blank" space between the last lines of the history, and the current command-input line.
File Manager Fully Usable N/A
Application Manager Fully Usable When portrait mode looses colour and when back in landscape there is flicker and takes time to rearrange
Modest Fully Usable There is an issue with the size of the New Mail button which is fixed right when u click it
Backup Fully Usable N/A
Calculator Not Usable The keys don't align to the portrait mode
Notes Fully Usable N/A

3rd Party Applications

Which of these already support rotation? Which require to be forced?

Application Status Comments
BlessN900 Not Usable In portrait mode, display is buggy
Catorize Fully Usable When switching from landscape-portrait or vice versa, it moves from category to base level
CBRpager Fully Usable In portrait mode, some of the buttons are hidden.
DropN900 Fully Usable Some inconvenience with resizing of columns
espeakcaller Not Usable No rearrangement/resizing of UI elements
Fast Application Manager Fully Usable N/A
FBReader Fully Usable In portrait mode, some of the icons are hidden.
FeedingIt Fully Usable N/A
FM Radio Not Usable No rearrangement/resizing of UI elements
Foreca Weather Not Usable Some buttons off- screen. Horizantal Scrolling not possible
Gpodder Fully Usable Some small changes to be made
Mastory Fully Usable N/A
Munadi Fully Usable N/A
QWP Fully Usable N/A
Scout Fully Usable Although result-list shows horizontal scroll bar
www2sms Not Usable All buttons are off-screen