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What is the equivalent in Mac OS X to the Win+P key, which opens the external display options?

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F1 or F2 (or whatever keys correspond to the brightness media keys)

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You learn something new every day here. – slhck Nov 19 '11 at 14:01
Thanks! I'm running OSX Lion, Option+F1 opens the Display settings, I found that Command+F1 is the closest equivalent, it switches between minitor extend and mirror. The only thing you cannot do like Win+P is the option to disconnect the external display without removing cable physically. – Moe Nov 19 '11 at 23:03

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