Hello Hank,

Are you certain that you do not want the Mac to go to sleep upon closing the 
lid?  

Were I you, I would not want the screen to remain active when in physical 
contact with the keyboard.  The heat buildup could cause damage to the unit 
and, in fact, may become a fire hazard if the ambient temperature is too high.  

For your safety and the safety of the unit, I strongly recommend that you 
either don't close the lid or, continue to let closing the lid, put the Mac to 
sleep.  There is a definite reason why having the Mac go to sleep is the 
default behavior of the OS.

Mark

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Subject: having mac not go to sleep when closing lid?

Hello how do I tell the mac to do nothing when I close the lid?

it keeps wanting to go to sleep on me.

Hank


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