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I was wondering if any one who owns a T510 (or similar model with NVIDIA graphics) has managed to get automatic screen rotations working similar to the ActiveRotate feature found on Thinkpad X220t models.

What I mean is, when I turn my laptop on its side, I'd like it to automatically rotate the screen to portrait mode. I realize this can be done manually, but it would be nice to have it done as soon as the whole computer is put onto its side.

Thanks in advance,


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Here is a source for an explanation of the ActiveRotate feature: – Brandon Apr 26 '12 at 16:36
I have to ask how on earth you're using it sideways. This isn't exactly a tiny laptop. Anyway, I think this is done through ACPI and the signal that it looks for simply isn't there - there's nothing to trigger the event. There may be some sort of workaround but I'll be somewhat surprised if somebody produces one. – Shinrai Apr 26 '12 at 16:56

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