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MacBook, how to Immediately sleep the display?


Derro
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Hi,

 

I am using a MacBook, just recently acquired and along with my KingRex DAC, everything is going just fine.

 

However, when I am using iTunes and I select a track it would be nice if I was able to IMMEDIATELY turn the display off, since I usually listen in total darkness. As it stands, I have the display set to its minimum of one minute to sleep the display - so in the dark room, I have the display illuminating the place like a christmas tree. And before you say it, the Cmd+Opt+Edj is no use either since this sleeps the computer totally and the app. I can only turn down the brightness to its min, use a black desktop, but it is still distracting and live with the first minute....

 

Any ideas?

 

Finally, just want to say that this site is absolutely wonderful!!!

DerrO

 

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Also, I just ran across this at Apple.com

 

 

# Hot Corner for Sleep Display

 

Get more use out of those hot corners. In addition to launching Exposé or starting a screen saver, you can now use hot corners to put your display to sleep.

 

 

Founder of Audiophile Style

Announcing The Audiophile Style Podcast

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Chris.... THAT was a fast reply.

 

Super - that is just the answer I was looking for.

 

I am running Tiger 10.4.11 on my iMac, but Leopard 10.5 on my MacBook and while I was familiar with the hot corners, I didn't realize that they now offered this option in Leopard. ( thinking it was just the same as Tiger)

 

Super.... Genius!! .... Thanks for your help.

 

DerrO

 

 

 

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