Working Flex 2-14 with external monitor an keyboard with closed lid

Hi everybody, at home I have an USB-3-Hub for my Flex 2-14 where LAN, external Monitor, external Keyboard, Mouse, Sound, BlueRay and so on is plugged in. So the main time I use the Flex 2-14 at my Desk at Home with this usb-hub like a docking station.  The main difference to a real docking station is, that I have to open the lid everytime to push the power button. When running, I configured Windows 8.1 in the way, that I can close the lid without consequences, but I search for a way to turn in on without opening the lid before. Also wake on Keyboard or even wake on mouse could be an alternative, but I also didn't find a way to aktivate that (neither in the bios, nor in Windows 8.1). An other alternative may be to turn it on because of opening the lid (because in Windows there ist is possibility to shut it down when closing it, so truning it on and off without pressing any button may be another possibility, but I also didnt find a soultion for that. Somebody out there who can help me? Thnx! 

Update:
It seems that the latest version of OS-XLion (10.7.2) now prevents the use of portable computers (such as my MacBookpro) in a vertical docking station such as the Henge Docks unit I have beenusing for the past few months.
To operate the MBP in ‘clamshell mode’ nowrequires the external monitor, wired keyboard, and mouse to be connected before the computer is closed,otherwise it will not recognize the external monitor etc.:
(http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3131)
This means that it cannot be closed theninserted into the dock, then be expected to work with an external display…
I contacted Apple support about this, the person I spoke with seemedknowledgeable enough and agreed that apparently the only way around this wouldbe to reverse the OS updates, which I do not want to do either. They suggestedI send feedback via the Apple website, which I have done.
Any other Henge Docks users out there experiencing the same issue?

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