Retrieve the list of supported viewfinder rotation angles.


#include <camera/camera_api.h>
camera_error_t camera_get_supported_vf_rotations(camera_handle_t handle,                 
                                                 camera_frametype_t frametype,                 
                                                 uint32_t numasked,                 
                                                 uint32_t *numsupported,                 
                                                 uint32_t *rotations,                 
                                                 bool *nonsquare)


BlackBerry 10.3.0



The handle returned by a call to the camera_open() function.


The frame type to query supported rotations for. Using CAMERA_FRAMETYPE_UNSPECIFIED will return the supported rotations for the currently configured frame type.


The requested number of viewfinder rotations to return in the rotations array. You can use a value of 0 to determine the number of viewfinder rotations supported by the camera.


The returned number of viewfinder rotations supported by the specified camera.


A pointer to a uint32_t array. The array is updated with the viewfinder rotations supported by the camera. Ensure that you allocate an array with the same number of elements as specified in the numasked argument.


The value updated to reflect whether the camera supports rotation of viewfinder images that are not a square angle (multiples of 90 degrees).


libcamapi (For the qcc command, use the -l camapi option to link against this library)


After you use this function to retrieve the viewfinder rotations that are supported by the camera, you can configure the viewfinder rotation using camera_set_vf_property().

As of CAMERA_API_VERSION 3 (BlackBerry 10.3.0), this function deprecates camera_get_photo_vf_rotations() and camera_get_video_vf_rotations(). For more information about new and deprecated viewfinder functionality, see Viewfinder modes.

Typical rotations are multiples of 90 degrees (called square rotations), such as 0, 90, 180, and 270. For cameras that support only square rotations, a value of false will be returned in the nonsquare argument.

Ensure that the rotations argument points to an array which has at least numasked elements allocated. To determine an appropriate size for this array, you can invoke this function in presizing mode by setting the numasked argument to 0 or the rotations argument to NULL. When the function is invoked in this presizing mode, the maximum array size required is returned in the numsupported argument. You can then allocate an array of the appropriate size and invoke the function again with the numasked argument set to the value returned previously in the numsupported argument.


CAMERA_EOK when the function successfully completes, otherwise another camera_error_t value that provides the reason that the call failed.

Last modified: 2014-09-30

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