myPoint

1. Dim other screens

The purpose of this feature is an instant dim of all screens at 100% black except the mouse screen.
How to:
  • Connect two or more screens (not mirrored) to the system.
  • Open myPoint panel and select Shade view. Click on "Dim others..." button to open the related settings sheet.
  • Select the "Enable 'Dim others' feature" checkbox.
  • Remember the "Toggle on" hotkey - default is ⇧⌃⌥⌘ S.
  • Test the feature via selecting and deselecting the "On" checkbox.
  • Press "Done" button to close the sheet.
More:
  • Only the mouse screen will not dim.
  • Three ways to toggle on the "Dim others" feature:
    • Hotkey - default is ⇧⌃⌥⌘ S.
    • "Dim other screens at 100%" row in myPoint menu.
      This is convenient only if the system is Mavericks with a menu bar on each screen, or if the main screen is the final target.
    • The "On" checkbox in preferences panel.
  • Four ways to toggle off the "Dim others" feature:
    • Hotkey - default is ⇧⌃⌥⌘ S.
    • "Dim other screens at 100%" row in myPoint menu.
      Only if myPoint menu is accessible.
    • The "On" checkbox in preferences panel.
      Open myPoint panel via hotkey - default is ⌃⌥⌘ P. The panel will be opened on the unshaded screen. Unselect the "On" checkbox.
    • Toggle the shade off via hotkey - default is ⌃⌥⌘ S.
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