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Change monitor brightness from the keyboard Desktop
To change the brightness of your screen, hit F14 or F15. This may not work on all hardware, it does work on a cube w. flatpanel display and X 10.1


[Editor: This had no effect on my third-party monitor ... which is not surprising. If it had worked, I would have been truly amazed!]
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it works for me (iMac DVSE 2000)
Authored by: metiure on Oct 04, '01 08:35:33AM

An on-screen menu appears, with F14 to darken and F15 to lighten brightness. Cool!


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Authored by: memphisto on Oct 04, '01 12:15:46PM

sorry but... where are the f14 and f15 keys? i'm usin a ms keyboard

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what kinda keyboard is this?
Authored by: beef on Oct 05, '01 01:16:59AM

I have the keyboard that came with my G4 400, and there's nothing beyond F12... what kinda keyboard is this?

Is this the old kind that had the arrow keys and pg-up pg-down etc in between alphabet keys and numeric keys? I can't quite picture a newer apple keyboard that's large enough to have F1-F15... but I don't go around looking at keyboards, so I don't really know...

anyway... I thought you could assign whatever to F keys? can't you just make 2 of them to do this?

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Works on iMac
Authored by: stilesja on Jan 23, '03 04:12:41PM

I just found this works on my iMac G4 by accident and came here to see if this
has been reported on.

Strangely enough I have had my iMac since they first came out and just noticed that it had F13, F14, and F15 above the help, home, and page up keys. I pressed to see what they would do and found the Screen brightness settings. Pretty cool, but mostly useless on the iMac.. I leave it all the way up all the time.

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Works on iMac
Authored by: pppsv on Feb 02, '03 04:01:50PM

i found f14 and f15 and had a huge surprise !

that is for brightness, is there one for contrast?

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