Can it go into portrait mode with the stand it comes with? If not, can it go into portrait mode with a VESA mount?

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    @ Benjamin - Thanks for responding.

    I learned that the monitor doesn't officially support portrait mode but I tried rotating the orientation into portrait mode in an Apple store and it worked. (I didn't rotate the monitor itself, just the presentation.) So I went ahead and bought one and put it on a VESA mount and portrait mode has worked fine for several months now. In fact it's worked fine using two of these monitors in portrait mode. I'm using a 15" 2017 MBP. Not sure why it's not officially supported. Perhaps I'm risking something, but it's been great so far.

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  • The stand does not support portrait mode but the screen does. With a VESA mount to orient the screen portrait mode will work fine

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  • No it can't, it only supports landscape orientation.

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