Rotate single application
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at rasterman.com
Thu Nov 27 01:09:28 CET 2008
On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 03:04:03 +0300 "Alexander Chemeris"
<alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> babbled:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 2:39 AM, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler
> <raster at rasterman.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 01:43:49 +0300 "Alexander Chemeris"
> > <Alexander.Chemeris at sipez.com> babbled:
> >> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:03 PM, Bernd Prünster
> >> <bernd.pruenster at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Alexander Chemeris schrieb:
> >> >> Is there any possibility to rotate screen for a selected application?
> >> >> Now I use "xrandr -o 1 && app && xrandr -o 0" to run application
> >> >> in landscape mode, but this rotates screen for the whole system.
> >> >> I rather want to rotate single application window.
> >> >>
> >> > sure it is, just make shellscript which does the rotation, then launches
> >> > the application an then rotates tzhe screen back. you can also change
> >> > the keycode for the aux button just for one application in the same way!
> >> > (just look at the scummvm wiki page if you want to have a good example!)
> >> That's exactly what I'm doing - "xrandr -o 1 && app && xrandr -o 0"
> >> But this change screen orientation for the whole X. If you tap on the
> >> top, choose "Home", you'll see it also rotated. What I'm asking for
> >> is an ability to rotate a single aplpication, leaving illume and other
> >> apps in portrait orientation.
> >> Btw, thanks for pointing to ScummVM, I should try this. :)
> > you will need to make the app itself handle its own rotated drawing. it's
> > up to the app.
> That's what I expected.
> I wonder why there are still no such feature in illume. A handful of
> want this.
nothing to do with illume. this is x. apps draw their own window contents and
handle their own window even inputs. the app would need to rotate its own draws
and translate all input even co-ordinates.
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