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Windows 7: Shortcut for Screen Orientation

20 Nov 2010   #1

Shortcut for Screen Orientation

Hi guys

I need an input in regards to short cut for Screen Orientation. I have a touchpad running on Windows 7 Home Premium.

The screen orientation can be changed by pressing Ctrl - Alt - Up button (normal) and Ctrl - Alt - Down (90 degrees).

I want to have an icon on task bar or short cut that I can just press and rotate this. Preferably on the task bar cause if it's a short cut what I found the location of short cut always change between landscape / portrait.

Is there program within Windows that can control this behaviour or any small program that can handle this.

I am appreciated your feedback


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20 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


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20 Nov 2010   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Have a look at this thread:

Screen rotation toggle landscape to portrait

As well as hotkeys, it uses a popup menu from the system tray

iRotate provides convenient access to the native rotation capabilities present in contemporary display drivers, via a popup menu accessible from the system tray and optional system-wide hotkeys. It's no longer necessary to resort to bloated Windows hacks, additional software layers or phantom drivers to achieve content rotation. In most instances, support is now available directly from the graphics chip manufacturers, who continuously improve and apply quality assurance to their drivers.

By leveraging the native rotation capabilities now provided by ATI, nVidia, Intel, Matrox, S3, XGI and others, iRotate offers exceptional speed and efficiency, with minimal impact on scarce system resources - the entire iRotate package, including installation, documentation, and native language support in all the major European and Asian languages, weighs in at only 125kb. And like all EnTech graphics utilities, iRotate supports multiple graphics cards from various vendors, simultaneously, under every multi-monitor enabled operating system from Windows 98 to Vista.
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