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power settinmgs switch [Dec. 24th, 2008|06:40 pm]


 Here is a little program that will automatically toggle between two different plugged in power settings.  I will use this when watching videos and I don't want the screen to go to sleep.  Further info on the pmset command can be found here: http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/pmset.1.html

set curset to do shell script "pmset -g" user name "your name" password "password" with administrator privileges

set curset to paragraph 5 of curset

if curset ends with 0 then

do shell script "pmset -c displaysleep 3 disksleep 10 sleep 13 halfdim 1" user name "your name" password "your password" with administrator privileges


do shell script "pmset -c displaysleep 0 disksleep 0 sleep 0 halfdim 0" user name "your name" password "password" with administrator privileges

end if