[vlc-devel] Rotate / Transform button needed

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 16 19:35:25 CEST 2016

On Monday 16 May 2016 17:29:59 Greg C wrote:
> I need to rotate because I often view my laptop while I am lying down in bed
> or on a couch. When I am doing that, my head is parallel to the floor /
> couch / bed.
> The transform rotate function is already in VLC player.  All that is needed
> is a button on the main play bar to access it.. preferably like PowerDVD in
> which it rotates the video 90 degrees with each click.

Rotate or transform don´t work for that purpose. They do not affect subtitles, 
OSD and GUI.

You need to use the OS APIs if you want to rotate everything to compensate for 
monitor orientation. Needless to say, this is out of the scope of VLC.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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