Alt Gr + Arrow keys not rotating screen as expected

I originally thought there was a hotkey setting for this to follow the windows default (and presumably osx default) of using [ALT_GR] + [ARROW_*] to make the screen face a certain direction, went to use it for a vid and discovered it wasn’t assigned, went to the hotkey section to assign it only to discover I couldn’t do that, there was also only “Rotate display” not anything for “Rotate display downwards” etc.

The “hotkey” that did display for the “Rotate display” was just “RotateWindows” with no indicatation of what that key or those keys as the case may be actually is/are, someone mind filling me in on the hotkey combo please?

You can change the “RotateWindows” by double clicking it.
I don’t think the system will take AltGr + Arrow Keys as a hotkey

I was already aware of that, it’s precisely why I’m here, I found that combo easy to remember, despite it’s problems windows did get some things right, [ALT GR] + [ARROW] for rotating the screen on the fly was one of them, it’s an unusual combo like [CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] (even if they did copy that 2nd one, no point re-inventing the wheel if the 1st works without issues)

Edit: Also though I can manually set the hotkeys, as I stated before it doesn’t mention a direction so I can’t just set it the way I’m used to, I would be at best restricted to cycling through the rotations, not a good user experience in my opinion

good morning

to rotate the screen use xrandr
to know my screen:
Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 32767 x 32767
DP-0 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis and axis) 544mm x 303mm
1920x1080 60.00 + 143.98* 119.98 99.90 84.88 59.94 50.00
1680x1050 59.95
1600x900 60.00
1440x900 59.89
1280x1024 75.02
1280x800 59.81
1280x720 60.00 59.94 50.00
1024x768 75.03 60.00
800x600 75.00 60.32
720x576 50.00
720x480 59.94
640x480 75.00 59.94 59.93
DP-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

Then as my display is “DP-0 connected” do the following:
In custom keyboard shortcuts, create the name and command:
xrandr --output DP-0 --rotate left (my shortcut control+left)
xrandr --output DP-0 --rotate right (control+right arrow)
xrandr --output DP-0 --rotate normal (control+start)

i hope i explained it well…on my 2nd cinnamon system it worked without problem. good luck and have a happy day.

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installed lxrandr before trying the terminal (mentioning it was terminal based would’ve been a helpful note), I would prefer it to be automatic to the screen that has focus but my current problem is what I’m supposed to type for right alt & arrow keys, I don’t see any options that would tell me even after using “xrandr --help”

good afternoon
I’m not sure I understand if it works or if you are still having problems, here is a screenshot that may explain better
good luck

in Keyboard>custom settings>add…

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Didn’t even think to do that, for now I’m sufficing with [CTRL] + [SHIFT] + [ARROW] but if anyone knows how to get the [ALT GR] + [ARROW] working instead I would appreciate it.

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