vectrex orientation

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vectrex orientation

Post by RaMpAgE_3007 » Wed Jun 30, 2021 11:06 am

How do I get the vectrex emulator to display vertical on a LCD screen, games work but displays horizontal only.

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by RaMpAgE_3007 » Fri Jul 02, 2021 5:11 am

Played around with the vectrex.sh file settings, still doesn't rotate.

stuck horizontal on a vertical monitor.

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by dee2eR » Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:51 am

Probably a Retroarch video setting is wrong, I'll have to take a look at it... don't think I've actually put Vectrex on a vert build yet, I may not have done a config for it.

If you want to try fixing it in Retroarchs menus press 'f1' or 'start+b6' while a game is running to open RAs menus. You'll probably need to back out of the quick menu and goto settings>video (I may be wrong, this is off the top of my head).

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by RaMpAgE_3007 » Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:47 am

Ok will give it a go, cheers for the instructions

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by RaMpAgE_3007 » Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:26 am

Yes that did it, retroarch video settings display rotate 270 degrees, and aspect ratio from 1:1 to 4:3 displays nice.

Although the overlay is not rotated with the game, any ideas fixing this?

Do I have to make a copy of the image file and change it in photo editor or something?

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by RaMpAgE_3007 » Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:51 am

Right, I have rotated the .png files of overlays 90 degrees and re-saved them, in paint, all good, displays nice.

A pain doing all png files, probably a config edit somewhere, but I couldn't find where.

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Re: vectrex orientation

Post by dee2eR » Sat Jul 03, 2021 12:43 am

Glad you figured it out.

Would you mind uploading the rotated pngs somewhere? They are probably useful for others too.

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