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OS 10.6 - Creating a hotkey to disable screen sleeping

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When I am watching hulu online, or any other flash, the screen dims, then sleeps.

I know there is a way to change this in energy saver but I am wanting to set it up to a hotkey.

I am assuming this is going to take an application as it is not a hotkey you can add in the keyboard prefpane.

Any suggestions on how to go about this?
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have a look at this if you want to try applescript, or at least applescript was what I thought could do the trick
Apple - Support - Discussions - Changing Energy Saver prefs with ...

looks like in the end they end up using pmset ... anyway, it should work for you

or you can try this:
Suspend Energy Saver 0.2 « Tumbleseed

just a quick google, not my work
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Better still use Caffeine - great little app. Download Caffeine for Mac - Menubar item prevents your Mac from sleeping and more. MacUpdate Mac System Software Downloads
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