If I have a MacBook connected to a projector, how do I use my iPad as the presenter for slide switching?

There are solutions for using Keynote here

But how do I do it just with PDF slides?


I think you're asking about remotely controlling your iPad which is plugged in to a monitor.

The simplest solution in my opinion would be a bluetooth keyboard.

If you're trying to remote control your Macbook from the iPad you could use Astropad, teamviewer or similar application.

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    Thanks, but there's a bit misunderstanding. I want to use Ipad to control MacBook which is connected to a projector. Especially, I just want to control the slide for presentation – Nathan Explosion May 24 '18 at 12:49
  • What's the issue with using Astropad or TeamViewer apps to do this? – Scottmeup May 24 '18 at 13:26

It might be easier just to get a presentation remote device and forego the iPad. Exactly what utility does the iPad provide in this situation that an inexpensive device can't?

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    It's just urgent... Presentation will happend tomorrow, while I don't have presenter in hand... – Nathan Explosion May 24 '18 at 13:06
  • That's too bad. There's no app, other than Keynote Remote, that can provide this kind of service. Staples, or any other large office store, will have these presentation remotes in stock. You can build a Keynote presentation with the PDF files. Depending on the number of PDF files, it may not take too long. – IconDaemon May 24 '18 at 14:04

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