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)

public static ScreenOrientation ScreenOrientation { get; set; }
/** @property */
public static ScreenOrientation get_ScreenOrientation ()

/** @property */
public static void set_ScreenOrientation (ScreenOrientation value)

public static function get ScreenOrientation () : ScreenOrientation

public static function set ScreenOrientation (value : ScreenOrientation)

Property Value

One of the ScreenOrientation values, which are 0, 90, 180, and 270. The default is 0.

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

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

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

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

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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