, the term landscape mode
has the following meanings:
- In facsimile, the mode for scanning lines across the longer dimension of a rectangular object, i.e., rectangular original.
- In computer graphics, the orientation of an image in which the longer dimension is horizontal.
- An orientation of printed text on a page such that the lines of text are parallel to the long dimension of the page.
If the page contains an image, such as a picture, and the page is viewed in the normal manner, the long dimension of the page would be parallel to the line
that joins the eyes of the viewer.
Source: from Federal Standard 1037C
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