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Authored by: balthisar on Dec 07, '01 12:02:03AM

And of course, don't forget that a lot of Macs don't have Eject keys!



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Authored by: gf on Dec 07, '01 01:26:39PM

Actually, it's "a lot of Macs don't have 'power' buttons". When Apple decided no one would ever turn off their Macs again, and removed the power button from the keyboard, they had to do something with the various keyboard combinations that used it. What they did was to replace "power" with "Eject", so (in theory) anywhere you see "power" you can press "eject", and vice versa.

Command-option-power/eject (deep sleep) doesn't seem to work on OS 10.1.

Also, add command-power/eject to enter MacsBug (OS 9 and earlier).



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Authored by: reverie on Dec 07, '01 03:47:56PM

Not *quite* true. Eject is still eject. I think what you mean is that you replace power with CONTROL-eject. So:
power = control-eject = dialog
cmd-opt-power = ctrl-cmd-opt-eject = reboot (no dialog)
...and probably some others that I'm forgetting.



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