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DavidHeady Level 2 Level 2 (315 points)
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Apr 6, 2011 4:46 PM
I want to connect my iPad to my Mac so that the iPad screen is displayed in a window on my Mac desktop. I do web x presentations that demonstrate the interactivity of iPad software and Mac software. TIA
iPad 2, iOS 4, With a MacBook pro
  • HuskieN Level 3 Level 3 (980 points)
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    Apr 6, 2011 5:01 PM (in response to DavidHeady)
    You might be interested in a Remote Desktop app like LogMeIn Ignition, it is a costly $29.99, but is supposedly the best on the market. There are other cheaper options, but based on popularity, LogMeIn Ignition seems best for you. I used Splashtop Remote, and it worked great except for running my bad PC down.

    HuskieN
    iPad 1, iOS 4, Windows 7 64-Bit :(
  • PogoPossum Level 4 Level 4 (2,505 points)
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    Apr 6, 2011 5:07 PM (in response to HuskieN)
    I don't think that's quite what the OP is asking for - these apps allow you to take control of the Mac and call up the Mac screen on the iPad, but he wants to view the iPad screen on the Mac. I'm not aware of any tool to do this.
    iOS 4, iPhone 3GS, 16 GB wifi iPad, Windows 7
  • HuskieN Level 3 Level 3 (980 points)
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    Apr 6, 2011 5:23 PM (in response to DavidHeady)
    In that case, if you have an iPad 2 you could compromise and get the HDMI adapter, but it couldn't plug into your Mac.
    iPad 1, iOS 4, Windows 7 64-Bit :(
  • BHolst Calculating status...
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    Apr 6, 2011 6:42 PM (in response to HuskieN)
    need same solution... anyone use Replicate Pro? seems to provide a solution
    Mac, Mac OS X (10.6.6)
  • PogoPossum Level 4 Level 4 (2,505 points)
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    Apr 7, 2011 5:10 AM (in response to BHolst)
    The description of this app seems to indicate it does, but the reviews do not - it looks like more of a remote file manager. From the reviews in iTunes: "It implies that your iPad screen is displayed on your computer but it's not" and "all I see is what's inside this app, not my iPad."
    iOS 4, iPhone 3GS, 16 GB wifi iPad, Windows 7
  • mhbc Calculating status...
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    Jun 21, 2011 6:25 AM (in response to DavidHeady)

    This is in reply to you query about screen capture.  I do not know how to contact you other than by jumping into this session.

     

     

    I do not know if you have had any success in remapping the function keys. (Jan 2011)

     

    I'd been some 5 or 6 days trying to remap F13 before I read your "Remapping the function keys" query.  Like you I found the screen capture an awkward chord to play on the keyboard.

     

    I tried modifying the symbolichotkeys plist & the universalaccess plist files but to no avail.

     

    I did install Quickeys and got this to work for F13 but there's this overhead of the program running in background plus the fact it was only a 30 day demo.

     

    Then by chance I was reading about 'sticky keys'

    - Preferences - Universal Access - Keyboard - Sticky Keys  - On or Off

     

    I set it to On.

     

    Now when you want to do a screen capture you can press in a sequence of

    1,2 & then 3

     

     

    1.          Command Shift

    2.          4

    3.          spacebar

     

    No more awkward left handed finger chords.

     

    Hope this helps

     

    Martin Bradfield

  • Heidi Oste Calculating status...
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    May 11, 2012 4:22 AM (in response to DavidHeady)

    Hi David,

    Did you ever get a good answer to this? I was just looking to do the same thing for instructional purposes and have yet to find a solution that I am satisfied with.  I would love to hear what you ended up using. Thanks,

    Heidi

  • xjonsolox Calculating status...
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    May 11, 2012 6:18 AM (in response to DavidHeady)

    I was just at an apple event yesterday and they showed this app.  Seems to be what you are looking for.

     

    http://reflectionapp.com/

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