The Mac computing efficiency tips mega-thread

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franknputer
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Re: The Mac computing efficiency tips mega-thread

Post by franknputer » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:27 am

Funk N. Furter wrote:
Machinesworking wrote:Hitting the power button once quickly initiates the shutdown dialog and is my preferred method.
Not on my iMac, hitting the power button sends it to sleep.
That's because you have this option enabled in System Preferences.

What's your background, anyway?

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Re: The Mac computing efficiency tips mega-thread

Post by Machinesworking » Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:37 pm

fishmonkey wrote:
Machinesworking wrote:
fishmonkey wrote:nope, the Control+Option+Command+Eject sequence does the same thing as selecting shutdown from the dialog.
When I did it, it simply shut the computer down as if I held the Power button down for a few seconds, with no dialogue box.
the shortcut bypasses the dialog box, and does a normal shutdown.
Good to know.

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