SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation Property

Gets or sets the current screen orientation of a device.

Namespace:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms
Assembly:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms (in Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared Property ScreenOrientation As ScreenOrientation
'Usage
Dim value As ScreenOrientation 

value = SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation 

SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation = value
public static ScreenOrientation ScreenOrientation { get; set; }
public:
static property ScreenOrientation ScreenOrientation {
    ScreenOrientation get ();
    void set (ScreenOrientation value);
}
public static function get ScreenOrientation () : ScreenOrientation 
public static function set ScreenOrientation (value : ScreenOrientation)

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms.ScreenOrientation
One of the enumeration values, which are 0, 90, 180, and 270. The default is 0 (portrait view).

Remarks

You can change the portrait orientation value (0) to 90, 180, or 270 without resetting the device.

Examples

The following example sets the value of this property to 0 and displays the value on the status bar. This example is part of a larger example that is provided for the SystemSettings class.

' Set the screen orientation to normal 
' and display the value on the status bar.
SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation = ScreenOrientation.Angle0
Me.StatusBar1.Text = SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation.ToString()
// Set the screen orientation to normal 
// and display the value on the status bar.
SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation = ScreenOrientation.Angle0;
this.statusBar1.Text = SystemSettings.ScreenOrientation.ToString();

.NET Framework Security

Platforms

Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

See Also

Reference

SystemSettings Class

SystemSettings Members

Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms Namespace