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Hi, I have a newer iBook....
(this is not a joke, btw)... tonight i have had a few drinks, and while working on my ibook it sort of froze up for a bit. in my drunken impatience i started pressing a large number of keys on the keyboard simultaneously and all of a sudden my screen went black and white and now resembles a backwards image, like a picture negative....

i've tried restarting, completely shutting down and restarting....not sure what to do...

i know it sounds a bit dumb, but can anyone help?

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You know, it sounds like something may be bad with your display. I would maybe call Apple Care to see if it's covered under warranty.

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are you using OSX?
Because if you are you may have hit a key combo that turns on a handy capped visual helper

go to your system preferences. Click on Universal access. Defalt should be seeing, and click on one of those options...

If your on OS9.. um.. whoops on your part
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Yeah...I agree with Graphite. You probably hit control-option-command-* Just press that combo or go to system prefs and click on the rectangular box that says "Switch to Black on White".
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Yeah...I agree with Graphite. You probably hit control-option-command-* Just press that combo or go to system prefs and click on the rectangular box that says "Switch to Black on White".

wooooo i just tried that and that is pretttty cooool
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wooooo i just tried that and that is pretttty cooool
Yes. It rules.
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Lol yeah theres alot of tricks people dont know about mac.

If you think thats cool, work with the terminal a few hours and ull look at the world differently.
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Lol yeah theres alot of tricks people dont know about mac.

If you think thats cool, work with the terminal a few hours and ull look at the world differently.
im a recent convert so i will have to find some reading on the terminal before i start messin round
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im a recent convert so i will have to find some reading on the terminal before i start messin round
I've been using OS X since I got my G4 and I never really gave Terminal a thought. Finally, I decided to check it out. So far, it's really really cool. I recommend checking out a book called "Learning Unix for Mac OS X" by Dave Taylor and Jerry Peek. It's a book for people who have never used UNIX and want to get a basic start in it.
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Ya or O'Riellies. er somthing
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Ya or O'Riellies. er somthing
LOL, yeah. AND it's Apple Developer Connection recommended. What more could you want? :eek:
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