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    Connecting to external display and sleeping
    Let's say I'm using my MacBook while watching tv, but then I come into my room to connect to my external monitor. When connect to the external monitor, and to the charger, when I close the lid it still goes to sleep. Is there a way arond that while plugged in to the external display? Or does it automatically go to sleep ANY time when its closed?
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    You need to get and external mouse and keyboard to wake it up from sleep when it's closed.
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    Right, I have Apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse, but I don't want it to go to sleep when I shut the lid after plugging it in to the monitor and charger.
    Troy

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