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Layout for landscape mode
« on: August 07, 2018, 10:48:50 AM »
I have created a new layout that I want to try using in landscape mode, in order to see the chart document with plenty of screen width, and still have the song list visible. I have it set up like I want, but when I have the iPad in landscape orientation, and select the set list I want to use, my new layout doesn't show up in the list to choose from. If I rotate the iPad, I then see it in the list, can select it, rotate back to landscape, and it looks fine. Not a "showstopper", but just a bit of a pain, as I attach my iPad to mic stand, so have to remember to do all of this before I fasten it up in landscape setup. I read a couple of other posts about layouts, but couldn't seem to spot an answer. I guess it remembers the most recently used layouts in each mode to display? But it never seems to show my new layout in landscape mode. Thanks for any help!


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Re: Layout for landscape mode
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 04:07:13 PM »
It sounds like you created your layout while holding your device in portrait orientation. That saves it as a portrait layout. To create a landscape layout, you'll have to go to Repertoire > Layouts > [layout name] > Edit Details and click the copy button while in landscape orientation. Then the new copy will be a landscape layout.

In other words, you should hold your device in portrait orientation to create a portrait layout and hold it in landscape orientation to create a landscape layout.
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Re: Layout for landscape mode
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 02:23:35 AM »
As an addition to what arlo said:
I have just encountered a situation with my iPad 2018 lately in which it would not simply switch orientation... neither for Bandhelper nor any other app.
This prevented me from using or creating landscape-mode-layouts.

Restarting the iPad did the trick though.


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Re: Layout for landscape mode
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 12:15:27 AM »
Arlo- thanks for the insight about landscape layouts. I got mine working.