How To Log Out Of Your Mac Immediately With The Keyboard

Mac: Whether you share a Mac or you just want a quick way to log out and leave the computer, press Cmd+Shift+Q to log out, or Cmd+Opt+Shift+Q to log out immediately and bypass the countdown timer.

Using this command will keep you from having to mouse to the Apple menu and click "log out", and by logging out immediately, you can turn over your Mac to the next person waiting to log in that much faster.

Shortcut of the Day highlights a great shortcut on various platforms from the desktop to mobile devices to the web. You can find more shortcuts here.


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    And still they can't lock the screen using the keyboard...

      I just use expose, and set bottom left corner as the lock screen. Whenever I need to lock it I just head down there and its locked, and only takes a quick swipe to get there :D

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