Defining a tone sequence

    When you create or edit a tone sequence in the "Phone" panel, a dialog box appears with controls for configuring the tone sequence.

"Name" field

    This is simply a description you can give to a tone sequence. It will appear in the tone sequence list in the control panel.

"Tone Sequence" field

    To define your tone sequence, click in this field and type a sequence of dialing tones. You may type any number, plus '*' and '#'.

    Tip: For added security, you can add a common prefix to your tone sequences to act as a "password". For example, you can create three tone sequences "593*1", "593*2" and "593*3" to switch outlets 1, 2 and 3 respectively. Only someone who knows to use the prefix "593*" can control your outlets.

"Action" pop-up menu

    Select an item from this menu to define the action your hot key will perform:
    Restart: (Admin version only) This is equivalent to selecting "Restart" from the Finder's "Special" menu.
     
    Start Up: Start up the computer. This action will also turn on your PowerKey's outlets as checked in the "Power Saver" panel.

    Note: This action is only available if your computer model can be started up with the keyboard "power" button.

     
    Shut Down: This is equivalent to selecting "Shut Down" from the Finder's "Special" menu. This action will also turn off your PowerKey's outlets as checked in the "Power Saver" panel.
     
    Sleep: This is equivalent to selecting "Sleep" from the Finder's "Special" menu. This action will also turn off your PowerKey's outlets as checked in the "Power Saver" panel.
     
    Wake Up: If the computer is sleeping, this action will wake it up. This action will also turn on your PowerKey's outlets as checked in the "Power Saver" panel.
     
    Run Script: (Admin version only) Execute an AppleScript or Unix script. This feature provides iDo Script Scheduler functionality using your telephone. See the iDo Script Scheduler help for more information on running scripts.
     
    Switch Outlets: Switch outlets on your PowerKey unit. A list of outlet names and pop-up menus will appear. You can turn outlets on and off in any combination.

    For each outlet, select No Change to leave that outlet as is, On or Off to turn it on or off (regardless of its previous state), Toggle to turn it on if it was previously off (and vice versa), or Cycle (Admin version only) to turn the outlet off for 15 seconds, then back on. (The Cycle action is useful for resetting other devices plugged into your PowerKey, such as printers or network equipment.)

    If you have multiple PowerKey units, a separate "Switch outlets" menu item will appear for each.

    Note: Only outlets that are not the "CPU" outlet and are not locked "Always On" will be switchable.

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