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Get screen Orientation

// Sage Android Client.
// Connect to a Sage server, remotely execute commands and display results.
// Copyright (C) 2010, Harald Schilly <>
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import android.content.res.Configuration;
import android.util.DisplayMetrics;
import android.view.Display;

 * @author Harald Schilly
class Utils {
   * @param activity
   * @return 1 is portrait and 2 is landscape
  final public static int screenOrientation(Activity activity) {
    int orientation = activity.getResources().getConfiguration().orientation;
    // if undefined
    if (orientation == Configuration.ORIENTATION_UNDEFINED) {
      final Display display = activity.getWindowManager().getDefaultDisplay();
      if (display.getWidth() == display.getHeight()) {
        orientation = Configuration.ORIENTATION_SQUARE;
      } else {
        if (display.getWidth() < display.getHeight()) {
          orientation = Configuration.ORIENTATION_PORTRAIT;
        } else {
          orientation = Configuration.ORIENTATION_LANDSCAPE;
    return orientation;
   * @return
  final public static float getScaledWidth(Activity activity) {
    DisplayMetrics dm = activity.getResources().getDisplayMetrics();
    int absWidth = dm.widthPixels;
    return absWidth / dm.scaledDensity;


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