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Old Nov 30, 2008, 12:58 AM   #1
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rotate screen on macbook?

hi, i think i did this by accident a while ago.

Now i dont know if or how to do it.

Basically want to rotate the monitor screen display 90deg on its side.

Ive checked sys. pref. but cant see any settings for it.

Maybe its just a keyboard shortcut?

Thanks.
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Old Nov 30, 2008, 01:27 AM   #2
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It shows up under Display setting for me, there is a drop down box called Rotate. I'm using a Mac Pro with a Cinema Display.

I think you aren't getting it is because the inbuilt screens don't allow it. Try connecting an external if you can.
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Old Nov 30, 2008, 03:58 AM   #3
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sys pref > display settings?

mine just has a bunch of resolution options...stretched etc. ...

im sure i pressed some shortcut and it happended before.......

thanks anyway......
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Old Dec 1, 2008, 01:13 AM   #4
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When I click on Display settings in Systems Preferences, it show up on the resolution screen towards the bottom right. I have attached a screen shot to show.
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Old Dec 1, 2008, 01:31 AM   #5
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Rotation only works with external displays.
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Old Dec 1, 2008, 02:55 AM   #6
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thanks for the screenshot.
Mine hasnt got that rotation option.

Still think i managed to do it by accident by pressing random shortcut keys a while ago.
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