- My PowerPoint presentation on my Mac is not displaying properly on the projector.
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My PowerPoint presentation on my Mac is not displaying properly on the projector.
Where it is useful to click on one of the results is that it generally pulls up the relevant slide and highlights the erroneous element too. That turns out to be more useful, as is obvious when I step back just a bit:.
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Where is this confusing? Pretty useless.
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In fact, none of this made a difference with the particular presentation because it was the background master slide that was causing the performance problem. How did I ascertain this? By picking a no-background theme. The slides become alarmingly boring, but all of a sudden the presentation itself moves from slide to slide almost instantnaneously.
Ah, so that was the problem. Problem solved, and now you have a number of other solutions to explore too if this happens to you. Your email address will not be published.
When you've swapped displays, try moving your mouse beyond the right hand side of your screen on your Mac and you should see it appearing on your projected screen, where you can click on swap displays again to revert to the original views. Hope this works for you. Aug 11, AM.
The only method that worked for me is to go into slide show, set up show, click on the screen button at the bottom of this window, then click on the plain blue screen. Aug 30, PM. Feb 7, PM in response to trevorfromdublin In response to trevorfromdublin. Feb 7, PM. Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: Photoprof2 Photoprof2. Used the "Presenter View" so that I had one view with notes and the class saw only the presentation.
However, the displays were swapped and the Presenter View was projected. I could not switch back. I could not click on the "swap displays" button because that was the version projected on the screen. The "Presenter View" setting was selected, not the Mirror Show in the menu area of the application. No one could figure it out. I have found the two menus as you say, but no method to switch on mirroring on either. The Microsoft help system explains something that is physically 'not there' in the menu structure.
How did you manage to resolve the issue in the end. I just want to show 2 full screen presentations on two screens. Regards Donald Smith. I'm not sure. On my screen, selecting 'Slide Show' on the ribbon menu gives me a set of icons on the right, like this: ? Perhaps the option doesn't show unless the 2nd screen is attached?
The default is presenter view, and selecting 'Mirror Show' will switch the computer into the mode you want when you play the slide show. The mirror icon does not appear anywhere except in the help. The screen is so small he needed to mirror but was not able to. The second screen was attached had to restart since detect displays didn't work. I feel like Microsoft is laughing at me. Another substandard software release to drive everyone crazy. You saved me from nerve crisis!!
I hate this new "ribbon" interface MS adopted for its Office Sw, and the stupid thing is that I couldn't find the icons on the right because of the reduced resolution of my macbook plugged into the external projector! All, Found the solution to this while working an event last night.
On the MAC version of Office 2k11 Make sure you resolution is something widescreen or stretched x , only when this resolution is up select slide show in the ribbon the line of "short cuts" between the design area and the file menus at the top. Click Mirror displays and it will stay persistent after reboots, different files, etc. Yeah, Matt you're right. If you are running Powerpoint:Mac in a less than fullscreen environment, there are likely hidden ribbon options off to the right. Of course, there are no visual indications that you're missing anything, so you could be banging your head against the keyboard for a while.
Don't worry: this behaviour is consistent across Excel and Word, so if you're wondering why you can drop down the box border selector in Excel, it's because MS has efficiently streamlined your workflow. Even more tricky? The icons and items pop on and off quite dynamically in Excel and Word, so you don't just lose the right-most icons, but whichever icons the UI staff at MS felt were least important to them.
My only advice? Click the 'maximize' button whenever you feel frustrated. Just don't ask me to explain why the box border selector is in the 'Font' sub-ribbon of the Home ribbon. Thank heavens for Guru's who show the way when Microsoft obfuscates the most important things The presenter screen appears on the TV and the PwrPnt presentation itself appears on the computer.
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Shouldn't it be the other way around? I've fiddled with both slide show menus and tried every I can think of to reverse the screens.
The swap display button is on the TV and the cursor in on the computer screen. How can I get to see the presenter screen on my computer and have the presentation on the TV? Is there a shortcut key combo for swap display?