Orientation Event

Version 1.0.0 (OutSystems 10)
Published on 22 November 2017 by 
Created on 22 November 2017
Raises an Event when the device changes orientation. In the handler for that event you get the new orientation: portrait or landscape.
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This component, when used in a Screen raises an event when the device changes orientation.


  • Insert the OrientationEvent Block in your Screen (or in the Layout Block that is used by your Screens)
  • Add a Client Action with an input parameter of type text
  • Add that Client Action as Handler of the OrientationEvent Event and set the input parameter to be the Variable of the Event

When the device changes orientation the event will be raised, your client action will be called and you will get in the input parameter of your client action the new orientation: 'landscape' or 'portrait'.

It was tested in Android and iOS.

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