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Robsonmeg48

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screen orientation
« on: December 10, 2021, 07:03:42 AM »
is it possible to change screen orientation while in ur frontend i have tried to do it but it does not work by just  changing windows 10 display settings?
many thanks rob

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2021, 11:39:22 PM »
That would depend on the version you're running. I recently added rotation and mirroring to the code. As an alternative, you could indeed rotate Windows and use a vertical layout.

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2021, 07:10:01 AM »
thanks for the response how do i find out which version i am useing as the person who i got it from has changed the icons etc etc
also i am currently using it in portrait mode for my fruit machines but when i use my quiz machines it must be in landscape and i have tried the display settings in windows and retrofe does not change with the rest of the screen.
 

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2021, 12:57:53 PM »
Just check your log.txt file; it should list the version at or near the top.

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2021, 03:47:57 PM »
Cheers version 0.10.0 how would I update it and not loss anything please

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2021, 06:53:17 PM »
Download 0.10.21 from http://retrofe.nl/Download/Release/RetroFE_full_0.10.21.zip
Unzip it in a temp directory.
Rename your current core directory to core_backup.
Copy the core directory from 0.10.21 to your RetroFE directory.
Replace retrofe.exe in the core directory with the one from http://retrofe.nl/SMF/index.php?topic=7.msg4621#msg4621
That should do the trick. If it doesn't work, simply remove the new core directory, and restore the old core directory.

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2021, 07:05:02 AM »
cheers but that did not work i also downloaded the new version and tried that and that also did not rotate correctly thanks anyway for your help

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2021, 07:56:45 AM »
Rotation needs to be configured in the settings.conf file, e.g.:
rotation0 = 1
This will rotate the screen by 90 degrees.
http://www.retrofe.nl/wiki/doku.php?id=global_settings.conf

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2021, 01:18:05 PM »
but that will do it straight away yes i need it to rotate from portrait to landscape when i select a parasitic game. is that possible cheers rob
ps merry christmas

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2022, 11:35:38 AM »
but that will do it straight away yes i need it to rotate from portrait to landscape when i select a parasitic games. is that possible to do or not many thanks rob ps Happy new year to all

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2022, 06:25:34 PM »
This feature only rotates RetroFE. If you want to rotate your emulators, you'll have to do it in there.

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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2022, 11:14:12 AM »
cant retrofe follow windows rotation when running ?
eg i have it in portrait and press a short cut key to rotation app to landscape but retrofe stays in portrait. (i only need landscape for my quiz games which can only be played in landscape) 
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Re: screen orientation
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2022, 10:38:24 PM »
That's an emulator issue. MAME or example can set a rotation per game.