Just think of all that time you spend managing your monitor. There are Energy Saver preferences, Screen Savers, and the like to keep your energy usage lower and less costly. Today’s tip is the most easy and least time consuming way to do so that we’ve seen.
Take a look at your keyboard. If you have one of the more recent Apple-brand wired keyboards, it looks a lot like the one above. It will still work, though, if you have another type, including the Apple wireless keyboard.
To reduce your monitor’s brightness to zero, simply press the keys Shift-Control-Eject. Your monitor’s brightness will drop to zero, looking like you just turned off your MAc. You didn’t, though, as everything is running under there just fine. You’re not putting the Mac to sleep, or even sleeping the monitor. Just, you know, making it zero bright, if that’s even a term.
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- Source Everyday Mac Support