#1 Actually it has nothing to do with orientation. The information on the second line is controlled by the available space on the line. Here is a portrait view on a Nexus 7 that shows mileage. That being said, I will think about shorting the graph to make room for a third line when needed.patrick0101 wrote:Turbo3, Two more suggestions for your awesome app.
#1 Mileage: The vehicle mileage is not displayed on screen 1 when the phone is in portrait mode. It took me awhile to figure out that this was a portrait/landscape thing. Dash-mounted (landscape) the mileage was there. Then, later, when I went to log the data in a spreadsheet, I was holding the phone (portrait) and it was gone. I (stupidly) assumed the data was only available when the bluetooth link was up. After seeing that was not the case, I wondered if I had changed some setting and disabled this feature... Finally, I figured it out.
It is a minor usability issue, I (most people?) assume the same data is there if the app supports screen rotation. My suggestion is a third line of text in portrait mode.
#2 Feature Request: Multi-window support. The Samsung Galaxy S4 (and I assume others) has a "multi-window" feature. It allows two apps to run at the same time, sharing the screen. It would be cool to have Leaf Battery running with a music app, nav app, or dash cam app.
Currently, multi-window is supported by only a small number of apps. Google's apps (Chrome, YouTube, Gmail...) support it along with facebook and some others, but most apps don't support it. I am not sure what app changes are needed, nor how hard they would be. Given that this is only a "nice to have" feature, I would not expect it to be implemented if it required too much effort.
Turbo3 wrote:However, I would need a device to test the case when the window size is changed as that seems to be handled differently than an orientation change so needs special code to trigger redrawing the new size screen.
Thanks.Turbo3 wrote:#1 ... That being said, I will think about shorting the graph to make room for a third line when needed.
Since I suggested it, I'll test it on my Galaxy S4 and report back.Turbo3 wrote:#2 Multi-window support is possible with just a few lines added to the manifest file. However, I would need a device to test the case when the window size is changed as that seems to be handled differently than an orientation change so needs special code to trigger redrawing the new size screen.
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Well, I just realized my Galaxy S3 now has multi-window support (with the latest T-Mobile update). I'll give it a try too!Turbo3 wrote:This version also has the multi-window code but I don't have a way to test that yet. When I get it up on my new test site I will send out invitations to those you have expressed an interest in testing this feature (must have Samsung device with multi-window support enabled). At this time that would be patrick0101 and sorphin.
Me too! My ELM327 came yesterday and I'd love to try out the app. I have a Galaxy S3 and a Galaxy Note 8.0, both of which support multi-window. I saw the app is going to the Play store, though, any word on when that might be available?kevinleaf wrote:I have multi window support and I'd like to try it out. What is the latest version of the app now? I tried to do an upgrade on my v0.26n9 and in Dropbox I see "Beta test is over".