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Windows 7: Screen rotation toggle landscape to portrait

12 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Screen rotation toggle landscape to portrait

I often work on projects in portrait mode. I do this either through the nVidia control panel or Windows 7 Control Panel. Is there an easier way to toggle between landscape and portrait orientation? Can this be done with a batch file or keystroke macro? Thanks.

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12 Nov 2010   #2


If it was through the Nvidia control panel there should be a "hotkey" section that will enable you to customize that.
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12 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit

Good tip. Thanks. I'll check that out.
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12 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit

I'm not finding anything about hotkeys. What do you mean? Thanks.

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12 Nov 2010   #5
A Guy

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I don't think there are any hotkey settings for this in nvidia control panel, or Windows 7 change resolution settings. You can try this small program:

Download iRotate 1.37 Free - This is a screen rotation utility that can be used by anyone. - Softpedia

The following hotkeys are enabled by default:
· Ctrl+Alt+Up - rotate 0 degrees
· Ctrl+Alt+Left - rotate 90 degrees
· Ctrl+Alt+Down - rotate 180 degrees
· Ctrl+Alt+Right- rotate 270 degrees

Not sure it's written for Windows 7, but will apparently work. A Guy
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13 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 10 Home, 64 bit

Thanks, A Guy. I'll try it.

Great little program. It now holds an honored place on my desktop.
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