external monitor, how to stop mac from going to sleep?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by maeglutz, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. maeglutz macrumors member

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    #1
    i've been hooking my macbook up to my hdtv to watch hulu, movies etc (using mirroring), but i can never snap my macbook shut or it goes to sleep.

    how do i stop that aside from plugging in an external keboard?
     
  2. maeglutz thread starter macrumors member

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    #3
    thanks. weird that there is no built in option in system preferences
     
  3. Dr. Spock macrumors newbie

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    #4
    Caffeine

    Caffeine from lightheadsw.com

    very very simple to use.
     

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