Sleep (and Lock) Your Screen
When you are walking away from your computer, it's fairly common practice to start your screen saver and lock your screen. But did you know that there is a built-in keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to sleep the screen?
Press Control-Shift-Eject and your monitor sleeps without engaging the screen saver.
Other articles in the series Nisus Writer 4.0.6
- Nisus Writer 4.0.6, Part 2: Word and Document Processing (20 Feb 95)
- Nisus Writer 4.0.6, Part 3: Multimedia (27 Feb 95)
Apple's lawyers are on the hunt again, this time with Intel and Microsoft in their sights, and the issue is purloined QuickTime code. Matt Neuburg checks in with an editorial about Hollywood's inability to get the facts of electronic life right in movie fiction; Geoff reviews Apprentice II, a CD-ROM of source code; Nigel Perry starts looking in depth at Nisus Writer. Finally, we take a look at the Communications Decency Act of 1995. Such fun.
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