Indeed, if you are mirroring the computer and the projector, you will either get a distorted
projection or a reduced and cropped computer screen. If you are not mirroring, then the projector
acts as a second properly proportioned screen, while leaving your computer display alone. You can
set Power point to run on two screens, projector displaying the presentation and the computer
displaying the notes.
The color issues sound like a typical problem when not all the VGA pins are connecting for the
connecting cable or adapter. look for bent or broken pins in the cable ends or try a new (borrowed)
On 12/29/14 11:07 AM, Linda Feltner wrote:
> True, I didn't give the exact model number.
> I have tried to reset the display resolution and tried it on all of the settings. I will look at
> that again today. As memory serves, it would not allow some resolutions, and on some settings it
> changed the aspect ratio of the computer, changed all the color to green and purple, and other
> wierdness. I remember calling tech support when I set it up and talked to them about using my
> MacBook Pro. They were not helpful, being mostly familiar with non-macs. So I didn't feel I entirely
> resolved the issue with them. I shall investigate what settings it "likes" and which one it simply
> rejects. I am using the VGA cord (it came with) as well as a VGA adapter for the Mac laptop.
> Perhaps I"ll look at the other ports.
> Thanks for this, Britt.
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