Give the Sleep command on the Apple menu a keyboard shortcut in: System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts
On a Windows keyboard the Windows logo key is the ⌘ key.
System Preferences may first need to be closed for the keyboard shortcut to take affect.
I have noticed that sometimes when I open my laptop the battery had dropped to 99% or even 97% after a day or so.
A 1 to 3% drop in battery over a 24 to 48 hour period is very normal and expected. When you put your Mac to sleep, any processes will be suspended (provided you don't close the iTerm windows).
The small drop in battery is likely due to PowerNap ...
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Security & Privacy, then click General.
Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.
Click Advanced. Select “Log out after... minutes of inactivity.” ...
Fix for me:
Leave both MacBook and monitor connected and powered on
Wait until MacBook display turns off (can probably tweak energy settings to force)
Press a key to wake, and both displays wake up
MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) - 2.8GHz i7
Graphics - Radeon Pro 555 2GB
Mac OS - Catalina 10.15.7
Monitor: Apple Cinema HD 23"
USB connection ...
I was having the same issue on one of my machines running both macOS Catalina and Big Sur. Tried forgetting the network and joining again, doing an SMC reset, and a few other solutions with no luck.
I was finally able to find a fix for it today (also posted it here https://alihaghani.me/blog/fix-mac-not-having-internet-access-on-wake):
Go to System ...