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How to display a slide using a projector when the screen is locked? [on hold]

I am teaching at a class and next week I will have a meeting during the time when I have to teach at this class. So I plan to give the class a test during this time. I need to use a projector, I am ...
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Connecting Mac Book Pro 2017 to 2 Projectors via USB C

Just wondering can I connect my 13" MacBook Pro to 2 HDMI projectors? I would like to extend the displays ( 3 display, 1 laptop screen and 2 projector screen) instead of duplicating if that is ...
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Sound wont transmit to Epson Projector

I have an Epson projector in my school that can receive both audio and video transmitted from machines running El Capitan, but cannot receive audio from Machines running High Sierra or Mojave (but ...
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How to use iPad as presenter for MacBook?

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?
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Stretching Keynote over multiple monitors

I have looked and looked and whilst I can find many suggestions for my issue I cannot find a solution, not one that seems to work (in software). I have two projectors (or monitors) connected to my ...
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Blurry output to projector

I've connected a high-resolution projector to my MacBook Pro Retina through an Apple Mini DisplayPort-VGA adapter. It gets quite blurry (even for fonts) on the projector. Here are the settings. How ...
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Connect to a projector from MBP via network

Is it possible to connect to a regular projector via network to present the screen? I have a Windows machine, and it quite simply can be done there. I just enter the IP address of the projector and ...
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How to display a certain window on the output, using a video projector?

I want to connect my MacBbook Pro to a video projector without showing my desktop, menu bars, dock and anything else on the wall. Basically, I just want a certain window to be displayed. How can I ...
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Way to maintain same screen ratio on data projector as on Mac laptop

In giving presentations from my MacBook Pro on an Epson Data Projector (VGA connection), there is I have invariably found a decrease in the display dimensions. Initially only part of the previous ...
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Mac Book Pro 2013 connect to projector with resolution bigger then laptop screen

I want to connect my projector to my Mac Book pro. Projector has resolution 1920x1080 Full HD. My question is how to output the same resolution from MacBook. My Mac Book pro display has resolution ...
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Problem with external monitor and MacBook Air

I cannot connect my MacBook Air to an external monitor. But I am able to connect it to a projector, without any difficulty. My computer detects the external monitor but cannot connect to it. The ...
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Projector only displays one color

I have a SharpVision XV-DW100U projector, and I am trying to connect it to my Macbook Air running OS X Yosemite. I connect it to the projector and it displays right for a few seconds, then turns green....
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Projector black at any resolution when connecting MacBook Pro Retina

A colleague of mine bought a brand new MacBook Pro Retina. She wants to use it in lectures in connection with a projector. I can't tell what brand the projector is of since it is a very big lecture ...
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Project screencast of a Mac on remote controlled second computer

I have 2 Macs (which I'll call A and B) and a video-projector. Mac B is connected to the video-projector. I want to show on the video-projector the screen of Mac A but the video-projector is too far ...
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MacBook Air and LCD Projector

When Presenting a powerpoint I tried to minimize the PP and go online to demo. The site comes up on my Laptop but not on the projection. That only displays the home screen.
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Extending 2007 iMac display to HD projector?

I have a 2007 iMac and an Epson 730HD projector. I want to dedicate this iMac to playing media on the projector but I'm having problems with extending my display. I'm using a Mini-DVI to HDMI ...
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Can Mac OS X use a 1400x1050 projector's native resolution?

I'm trying to connect my MacBook Pro to a Canon LCD projector with a native resolution of 1400x1050. The maximum 4:3 resolution that Mac OS X offers is 800x600. With the SwitchResX utility I've ...
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Connect MacBook to projector without DisplayPort

As it appears, my Thunderbolt/mini DisplayPort port on my MBP mid-2012 is nonfunctional, so I cannot use my DP-VGA adapter anymore to connect to external monitors/projectors. What alternatives are ...
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Cannot display Macbook Pro on external projector

I've looked all over the internet but I've had no luck in finding out how to properly display my Macbook Pro on an external device. I've tried an Epson projector and a Sony TV and have had no success ...
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Connect MacBook Pro Retina to VGA data projector [duplicate]

What's the best adapter to connect a MBP Retina to a VGA data Projector?
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Boot screen has wrong display resolution

I recently used my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.4) with a projector using a mini display port to VGA adapter. The resolution of the screen was modified from the use of the projector from 1680x1050 to ...
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macbook pro not detecting projector

I have a MBP that suddenly stopped detecting an external projector. I have used the same laptop with the same projector before. Right now when I boot the same laptop to the Windows partition it works ...
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macbookpro/wireless vlc/qt to a projector

Airfoil, connects nicely to my speakers and the 3 macs + pads/phones in the studio connect nicely to it but what about wirelessly sharing the projector? is there anything (NOT an apple tv) which can ...
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Software recommendations for projector titles/slides and simple visual effects at an event

I'm looking for recommendations for software to use to run companion slides and visual effects on a projector screen at a public event. Ideally, I'd like something that can: Show titles/slides full-...
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Where can I find a projector case which is compatible with the iphone 5?

I've managed to locate numerous cases which are what I'm looking for but none are available for the Iphone 5 model. I have an adapter cord but obviously that defeats the purpose of having the device ...
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View the display out signal on main monitor?

I am running an event for my community soon an I need software where I can see the contants of the two projects when they are in "No Show" mode. Is it possible to see what is being displayed through ...
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MacBook Air display to external projector

I have a new 2012 MacBook Air (just a week old). Today I tried to connect to an external LCD projector, using a mini-DisplayPort-to-VGA adaptor, to project my slides. Something went wrong and I was ...
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Can I connect a projector with HDMI to my Mac Pro's DVI connector using an adapter?

I am interested in purchasing a projector that has native resolution of 1024x768. The projector has HDMI connector and VGA connector. I want to connect it to my Mac Pro computer which has only DVI ...
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Connect Macbook Pro to TV wirelessly

I am currently using an HDMI adapter (and a cable for audio) to connect my Macbook Pro (2009) to my HD TV (no smart TV) and I use a wireless keyboard and mouse. Is it possible to achieve the same ...
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What (hardware/software) projector setup is needed to project both displays?

I have a (non-Thunderbolt) 17" MacBook Pro connected to an external display. I want to project both screens (from MBP and external displays) each onto separate screens. Is there a way to do this? And ...
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3D movies or videogames from MacBook Pro to 3D projector

I have: a 3D projector with: HDMI, VGA, S-VIDEO one of the first MacBook Pros, with a DVI port (with an ATI X1600) DVI to HDMI cable (and a DVI to VGA) Active glasses, not the red/green (anaglyph) ...
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Best way to connect a MacBook Pro to a projector

I recently purchased this projector that has HDMI, VGA, and S-video inputs. Also, I have one of the first versions of the MacBook Pro, from around 2007/8. Currently I have connected both devices vía ...
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Can I switch away from full-screen DVD Player on a second monitor without having it exit full screen mode?

I am a part-time projectionist, and we use DVD Player to show the movies on the projector. Sometimes, though, I need to do something while the movie is playing. Unfortunately, if I try to switch ...
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How to display iPhone/iOS device on Projector?

I want to display my iPod screen in my PowerPoint slide show, or on a projector through WiFi. How can I do that? I mean something like what TeamViewer can do.
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Any way to change recommended resolution for all users on a Mac (preferably via Terminal)?

I work on a college campus with a number of iMacs hooked up to projectors. For some reason, after imaging, they all default to 800x600 resolution on both the iMacs and the projectors, despite their ...
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iMac external projector limits screen resolution to 800x600

I try to use an external projector on an mid 2011 iMac running Snow Leopard. The iMac is connected to the projector using a VGA adapter. DVI is out of the question as the beamer supports VGA only. ...
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Color profile for projector messed up after Lion upgrade

Yesterday I finally decided to upgrade to Lion from Snow Leopard on my 27" iMac (mid-2010 quad i7 model) and overall everything went fine, there is just one thing that bugs me. Prior to the upgrade ...
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Best Camera setup for iPad Demonstration [closed]

need to do a live demo of an ipad app to be shown on a projector. tried using a flip cam but there is a ton of reflection / glare. i've seen folks put the ipad on what looks like an overhead ...
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How does Keynote decide which display to appear on?

The scenario: I go into class, hook up my laptop to the projector using mini-display port adapter, and fire up Keynote. Keynote opens with it's window on the projected display, showing off the hidden ...
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How to show iOS screen on a projector like Steve Jobs did on his keynotes?

How to show iOS screen on projector like Jobs did? Too many people ask me how to do this... They also want iPhone frame image like exactly Jobs did. (the iPhone frame image is optional)
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Keynote on the iPad does not to the projector (VGA output)?

On an iPad, when we hit play for a Keynote presentation while connected to a projector via VGA cable, the app closes down. What tricks are there for getting iPad-Keynote to work with a projector?
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How do I connect an iPad to a projector?

How do I connect an iPad to a standard overhead projector? Currently the projector is connected to my laptop via standard cable.
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How to show iPhone screen on projector?

I want to do some user training on the new iPhone they are getting and I would like to be able to display the screen up on a projector while I am talking, similar to a Steve Jobs keynote. Is there a ...