My daughter found a new keyboard shortcut

windows 7 flip screen

The other day I wasn’t quick enough to prevent my daughter pressing some keys on my laptop, suddenly the screen rotated and I had no idea how she did it, I tried to reboot but it kept the settings. I struggled to find via the menus how to rotate back as I’m not used to Windows 7 nor using shortcuts for this but I finally found it and rotated it back.

I was curious what she had pressed and found out that she had held down ctrl and alt while pressing the arrow-keys – as if she did this on purpose. She had a large grin on her face while doing it.

Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

3 Responses

  1. Margaret says:

    Thank goodness that doesn’t work in Vista LOL
    .-= Margaret´s last blog ..Living in a Cube Farm =-.

  2. cocutzamisca says:

    Well,windows 7 have a lots of easy to use shortcuts mostly for laptops/netbooks,and if you want some tips just let me know 🙂 By the way,my 4yo boy does that all the time pressing the keys while having a big smile on his face.

  3. How funny. . . my daughter erased the internet the other day! Check out my latest posting.
    .-= koe whitton-williams´s last blog ..erased =-.

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