Since I couldn't find it anywhere else I just made it myself
My Hermes allows me to rotate the screen using a hardware button assignment or using the HTC Home plugin. Using a 'touchflo'-like application -with no hardware button to spare- it was annoying going back to my today-screen to rotate the screen.
It turned out the Compact Framework 2.0 has this nice class which would do the trick: Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms.SystemSettings.ScreenOri entation
So I "wrote" exactly 10 lines of code (including class/function def) to rotate my screen.
Anyone interested: download and install the cab.
+ Does not remain in memory: rotates the screen and exits
+ Now you can create a shortcut to rotate the screen
+ tested on a Hermes (TyTN)
- Requires Compact Framework 2.0
(should be default for Windows Mobile 6.0)
- CF is a huge overhead when only needed for this program, but I'm to lazy to go for the API call (ChangeDisplaySettingsEx)
- No settings: rotates 90 degrees counter clockwise (or 90 degrees clockwise with the Rotate Screen CW cab) -on my TyTN it matches the screen setting when the keyboard slides out-
- Icon is but-ugly
- Not tested on other hardware, but I expect the worst thing that could happen is a frozen device which will work nicely after a soft-reset. My expectation is based on the fact it's a CF 'call' and not an API call, therefore it does not write to memory locations directly.
Use 'as is'.
I might be tempted to add 'settings' if people actually would use the program and have requests...
When installed on other devices: a message would be appreciated (even if is doesn't work)