Friday, December 04, 2009

For Mac Eyes Only Quick Tip Weekly - "Sleep, Restart and Shut Down from the Keyboard"

Quick Tip #082

Shave a little time off your workflow by using keyboard commands to Sleep, Restart or Shut Down your Mac.

Sleep - ⌥⌘⏏

Restart - ⌃⌘⏏

Shut Down - ⌃⌥⌘⏏

Display Shut Down Dialog - ⌃⏏

From the Finder:

Log Out - ⇧⌘Q

Log Out Immediately - ⌥⇧⌘Q

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Joel said...

Neat! I'll definitely use this on my hackintosh.

rednicolas said...

I was wondering about the exact same "problem" about a week before you published this quick tip. Those short cuts are really handy to know.

MacWorkshop said...

To add to that: Shift-Control-Eject quickly turns your screen off.