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I have an IBMT43 laptop and I don't know which function kepys I may have pressed to change my screen from horizontal to vertical view. I have to lean my head sideways to read/type/maneuver on the laptop.

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CTRL+ALT+(arrow key - usually up/down) will solve your problem.

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Hello.


With ATI radeon you need to go to the ATI catalyst application to control the angle of the screen allowing it to go 180º or just 90º so you can read and see the screen sideways.


http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h47/N3051M/catalyst-rotate.jpg



About the funtion keys or hot keys to automate this option they have to be configured in the program for a specific angle.

if you don't have the ATI catalyst control center i urge you to download it from the ati website.

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Its Either CTRL + ALT + Arrow keys or CTRL + SHIFT+ Arrow keys

Lemme know if this works out mate :-)

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