Quick Access Guide: Display, Audio, and Keyboard Shortcuts

In a recent tip shared by TUAW reader Zoli Honig, MacBook Pro users have discovered a handy shortcut for accessing system settings.

By holding the option key while using the F-key shortcuts, which control display brightness, keyboard brightness, or audio volume, the System Preferences window opens directly to the associated preference pane.

This feature has been tested on a MacBook Pro, though it’s unclear if it’s specific to Mac OS X Tiger or applicable to other versions and desktop Macs.


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