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How can I use a detached keyboard with my iPad Pro so I can draw and use quick keys with it flat?

I'm left handed so I'd like to put the keyboard on my right and draw with my left-hand, so attaching the keyboard isn't what I'd like at all. Also if I could use my laptop keyboard and monitor almost like a two monitor setup but while drawing with the ipad pro...

This is probably dead simple, but I'm a newb to drawing on the ipad.

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  • iPads are fully compatible with most (if not all) standard Bluetooth keyboards. I have an old iPad that I occasionally use with an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and it works fine. and if you have a USB-C to USB-A adapter you could plug any standard USB keyboard into the iPad. – Steve Chambers Jul 24 '20 at 19:17
  • Does your iPad Pro have lightning or USB port? Either can work with a USB and external display and charge if you don’t want bluetooth keyboards. – bmike Aug 24 '20 at 0:18
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All you have to do is get a Bluetooth keyboard and set is close to your iPad. Then go to setting/Bluetooth and connect the keyboard. It should work fine. I got my keyboard from an online shopping service and I paid $19. it works fine.

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How can I use a detached keyboard with my iPad Pro so I can draw and use quick keys with it flat?

Virtually any Bluetooth keyboard will work with an iPad

I'm left handed so I'd like to put the keyboard on my right and draw with my left-hand, so attaching the keyboard isn't what I'd like at all. Just a quick look at the accessories page give you a wide range of keyboards - from Apple to 3rd party - that work with your iPad

Rotate the video so the connector is in the location you prefer. I've used my iPad in both "directions" depending on where I was and how far the charging cable would reach.

Also if I could use my laptop keyboard and monitor almost like a two monitor setup but while drawing with the ipad pro...

There are a few products that can accomplish this:

Each has their pros/cons - you'll have to evaluate to see which has the workflow that fits you best. Luna Display is a hardware solution that turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, but with touch/Pencil capability.

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