Turn MBP on while in clamshell mode...

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Freehome, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. Freehome macrumors newbie

    Feb 26, 2010
    Hey guys,

    im new here, but i have a problem. i use my MBP w/ a external display, usb keyboard and magic mouse. I keep my MBP in clamshell mode all the time while stationed at my house. when i shut my computer down, everything is peachy, but then when i want to power up my computer, i wish there was a power button on my keyboard so i dont have to open my laptop up and press the power button, then shut it fast. any way to set a f1 or f2 key to turn on my comp in clamshell mode? or maybe make my magic mouse turn on my computer through some setting? any help would be great. thanks

  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603


    Jul 26, 2004
    Montreal, QC
    Nope. Just put your computer to sleep rather than turning it off.
  3. Freehome thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 26, 2010
    theres gotta be a way...how do those usb keyboards from logitech have powerup buttons, but apple keyboards dont??
  4. SchneiderMan macrumors G3


    May 25, 2008
    Apple state
  5. Bacong macrumors 68020


    Mar 7, 2009
    Westland, Michigan
    Why do you even want to turn it off? You don't need to turn macs off every night, or...even at all, really. Plus, there are maintenance scripts that are run during the night.

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