Simple orientation sensor sample
Shows how to use the Windows.Devices.Sensors.SimpleOrientationSensor class for a simple device orientation sensor.
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This sample allows the user to view the orientation values that reflect the simple device orientation (for example, not rotated, face up, rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise). You can choose one of two scenarios:
- Orientation sensor data events
- Polling orientation sensor readings
Simple Orientation Sensor Data Events
When you choose the Enable button for the Data Events option, the app will begin displaying sensor readings in real time.
Polling Simple Orientation Sensor Readings
When you choose the Enable button for the Polling option, the app will retrieve the current sensor readings.
Client: Windows 10
Server: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
Phone: Windows 10
Build the sample
- If you download the samples ZIP, be sure to unzip the entire archive, not just the folder with the sample you want to build.
- Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and select File > Open > Project/Solution.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+B, or select Build > Build Solution.
Run the sample
The next steps depend on whether you just want to deploy the sample or you want to both deploy and run it.
Deploying the sample
- Select Build > Deploy Solution.
Deploying and running the sample
- To debug the sample and then run it, press F5 or select Debug > Start Debugging. To run the sample without debugging, press Ctrl+F5 or selectDebug > Start Without Debugging.