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ApplicationView.Orientation | orientation property

Gets the current orientation (landscape or portrait) of the window (app view) with respect to the display.

Syntax


public:
property ApplicationViewOrientation Orientation { 
   ApplicationViewOrientation get();
}

Property value

Type: ApplicationViewOrientation

The current orientation of the calling window.

Remarks

For an example of using the Orientation property, see the Application Views sample.

The property is a nonstatic member of the window object. For JavaScript, this means that it is a method of the window object that getForCurrentView creates, not of the ApplicationView class.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.UI.ViewManagement
Windows::UI::ViewManagement [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8.1

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 R2

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.UI.ViewManagement
Windows::UI::ViewManagement [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

ApplicationView

 

 

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