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Fixed Display Orientatin for a Tablet

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    Fixed Display Orientatin for a Tablet


    Is there a way to set the display orientation to always be landscape? My desktop icons get all messed up if I accidentally turn the tablet on end and it re-orients the display. I'm running the new Dell Venue 10.

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    I want to say in your "display" settings - lock rotation or disable auto orientation / rotation..
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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Don't know if this will work on your Dell or not but on my Surface Pro 3 tablet I can swipe in from the right to open the Charms then tap Settings. At the bottom of the Settings panel there's a screen icon, tap that and you can adjust the screen brightness or lock/unlock the screen orientation.
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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by strollin View Post
    Don't know if this will work on your Dell or not but on my Surface Pro 3 tablet I can swipe in from the right to open the Charms then tap Settings. At the bottom of the Settings panel there's a screen icon, tap that and you can adjust the screen brightness or lock/unlock the screen orientation.
    That's exactly where it is on my Linx 8" tablet also
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    That does it! Thanks much.
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