Control-Eject to bring up Restart/Sleep/Shutdown dialog

If your keyboard has an Eject key you can bring up the Sleep/Restart/Shutdown dialog by pressing Control and Eject together. Here’s how it looks.

The Restart/Sleep/Shutdown dialog

No need to go to the Apple menu to do it. Just Control-Eject.

This shortcut was discovered with the help of Charlie the Cat, who was pressing down on the Control key while I tried to eject a disk from the keyboard.

Charlie the cat, on the desk

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