Little known OS X feature


in Geek stuff

People running Mac OS 10.3 or higher should try the following little trick:

Hold down Control+Alt+Apple+8 (or asterix on the number pad, if you have a full keyboard).

This will reset your monitor to grayscale and invert it. This might be useful in a room where you want to use your computer unobtrusively. Otherwise, it might just be an opportunity to show off your OS X prowess to awe-stricken masses of onlookers.

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Jessica July 22, 2006 at 5:38 pm


I should take a screenshot. The colors on my display are inverted, but decidedly not grayscale.

B July 22, 2006 at 9:53 pm

You can do this through the Universal Access settings, also.

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