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my dell 19" lcd screen easily roates from landscape to protrait mode. does anyone know of a software for macs that will allow me to take advantage of that feature? thanks.
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actually, Tiger has it built in on the display panel:
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actually, Tiger has it built in on the display panel:

i think thats just on your cinema display
this is what my display pane looks like:
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My VGA monitor does it. Are you running 10.4.
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My VGA monitor does it. Are you running 10.4.

yea i have 10.4 installed..
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yea i have 10.4 installed..
Maybe it's because both me and audioDJ have Cinema Displays as well...

Seems the Dell doesn't play nicely :-O


*yells at Dell* :mac:
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h/o i will unplug my 23" display and see what it says then.
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Wow LOW res. lol.
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okay, seems it just doesn't like the dell..that display he's using isn't apple at all.
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It works on my mac mini w/ a dell lcd....

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It works on my mac mini w/ a dell lcd....

do you guys have your cinema's plugged in w/ dvi cable? i think it might only work with ati cards?
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yup, looks like only ati cards are supported and im willing to bet that all three of you have ati cards.. so how about you ship me your ati card and ill send you my pos nvidia card lol
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We Both have ATI Radeon 9600XT(128MB)
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i think thats just on your cinema display
this is what my display pane looks like:
I have the 30" Apple display and it doesn't have a rotate function on it either. Must be just for certain displays.

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I have the 30" Apple display and it doesn't have a rotate function on it either. Must be just for certain displays.
That might confirm the nVidia / ATI issue. From said above it looks like it only works on ati cards as of now. For the 30 inch did you opt for the nVidia FX6800 or the ATI x800?
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