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  1. davidp799

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    So, the CM11 available for our device is great and well made, but there are a few bugs at the moment. One of which is a bug where the front facing camera displays a flipped imaged when capturing a picture, but then when it's taken, is flipped back to normal. I was wondering if I could possibly decompile the stock camera app and set it to flip the preview image when taking pictures with the front camera. Does anyone have any ideas?
     

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    You can absolutely decompile the apk, but having the knowledge to make the necessary changes is going to require some device specific experience
     
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    That's what I was thinking. I just need to find out what exactly I would do. I'll see if there's an XML in the res folder that controls the display.
     
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    I just checked almost every android file and I can't find any way to flip it. but I may be able to with the app idea
     
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    Moved to the ATR section since your are on a non stock Rom
     
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    What is the atr section
     
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