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[] Bring back landscaped covers

asked 2015-09-15 15:04:34 +0300

mjtorn gravatar image

updated 2015-09-15 15:13:20 +0300


This is not so much a question as a petition to have the landscaped covers back :)

Having the apps in the covers as if they were running was a really cool show-off feature, and no for no fathomable reason it's gone :(

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What exactly are/were those "landscaped covers"?

tokaru ( 2015-09-15 22:24:19 +0300 )edit

Flipping the phone caused the cover view of (for example) the browser to flip as well.

mjtorn ( 2015-09-16 11:27:49 +0300 )edit

Ah, I see, thanks @mjtorn. While in general I don't mind the covers being always in portrait mode, it's a bit weird how landscaped views are cropped to fit into the portrait covers. IMO the cover should either be displayed as if the app was used in portrait mode, or otherwise use adopt the orientation of the app (as requested here).

tokaru ( 2015-09-18 13:54:38 +0300 )edit

Related: App covers doesn't fit in landscape mode

tokaru ( 2015-09-18 13:57:58 +0300 )edit

It was a usefull tricks ..

The gallery cover was usefull when you need to see some detail in a picture, now you can't open your picture, zoom on something, and use the cover to see it again ..

See Video cover too.

malibu1106 ( 2015-10-19 17:06:32 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-10-19 17:13:02 +0300

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updated 2016-08-01 18:49:39 +0300

Was looking the full changelog of, it's seems to be a choice .. Well done .. Another bad choice ! thanks jolla ..

"[lipstick-jolla-home] Align application windows in covers to the top left. Fixes JB#29767"

"[lipstick-jolla-home] Cover windows should always be rotation: 0. Fixes JB#28207"

UP : Any chance to see again this usefull trick in SFOS ? Maybe a patch ? 10€ to guy will do this.

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