Portrait vs. Landscape

I rotated my Dell 20″ LCD monitor today to portrait mode. I didn’t anticipate the difficulty of scanning up and down more than left to right. It’s starting to grow on me though. It is truly awesome for web pages. Here’s a picture of the setup at work…

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0 Responses to Portrait vs. Landscape

  1. Derek Lidbom says:

    Update:This setup is annoying for coding, where it’s nice to be able to have as wide of a screen as possible. Fortunately, I can rotate the display easily and hit Ctrl-Alt-M to toggle the landscape/portrait mode. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to do cable management as neatly as I want it and still rotate the monitor. Still thinking about it…

  2. Josh Creason says:

    the magnet deal on the monitor cable is just in the wrong place to work with the built in cable management while rotating…

  3. Derek Lidbom says:

    Magnet deal? hmmm…

  4. Derek Lidbom says:

    Screen refreshes during demanding video while in portrait mode on my ATI FireGL3100 seem to be significantly slower than in standard “landscape” mode.

  5. Josh Creason says:

    The magnet that sheilds the vga chord, it snags. The DVI magnet is farter away from the end, so it works fine (still waiting on my DVI extension cable to arrive).

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