Can it autochange to landscape when running program/charging
Hi, I'd like some small utility that will automatically change my screen orientation to landscape whenever I run a specific program. E.g. for TomTom it would be good for the main desktop, not just TomTom, to change to landscape so calls/texts come in the right way round (as I use the device landscape for SatNav).
Alternative could be for it to rotate to landscape when charging in the car charger (but not via USB charger!).
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You could use MortScript to launch TomTom and rotate the screen.
I can't think of any 'background' application that continuously monitors what application is active and change the screen orientation accordingly, though.
I think it's impossible to detect whether you're charging over USB or over the car charger, though. You *might* be able to detect whether there is an actual USB connection, and deduce from that... maybe.
ZeBoxx is correct I think. It would be easy enough (again!) to have a background monitor, but you tell it you're in car mode or 0 gravity mode or whatever, and it switches by your preferences.
Also switching by active app is doable (VJBigPhone does a similar thing).
I believe BeyondTheTech has posted some info on preparing mortscripts for auto rotation. Clever chap.
Well, if it's easy enough to do - I'm all for modularity of systems.
So if a background application could be made that basically monitors what app is active, and run another application based on an application active state changes, then auto-rotation-by-app and such is easily done in conjunction with one of those screen rotation programs.
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