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Presentations with Your Laptop and Classroom Projector

posted Aug 27, 2014, 10:14 AM by Tom Borer   [ updated Aug 27, 2014, 10:17 AM ]

When you first plug in the projector to your laptop, the projector may appear as a blank desktop. Don't panic!
That 's because the displays setting is on the side-by-side (multiple screens) setting.
In order to have the projector show the same thing that is on your laptop, simply hold down the command key and press the F1 key.
This will change the display settings to mirroringPress the keys again, and it changes back to side-by-side setting.

Mirroring Screens (Classroom Projector)
Shortcut Keys

You can also make changes by going to:
Apple Menu > System Preferences... > Displays

Multiple Screens

Changing Screen Size
Go To  Apple Menu > System Preferences...
Click on Displays