Apple Remote to control Keynote?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by reusman, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. reusman macrumors newbie

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    Is it possible to use the Apple Remote [the one that used to come with the macbook but is now $19] to control a Keynote presentation? For instance, could you use it to switch slides or activate animations?

    Thanks!
     
  2. rjphoto macrumors 6502a

    rjphoto

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    I think so, but it is infrared so you will need to be line of site with the receiver on the front.
     
  3. iwuzbord macrumors 6502

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    yeah. you can use the apple remote for that. make sure that you pair your macbook with that specific remote it you are giving a speech infront of a crowd that may have macs. then things might happen on all of thier macs as well... (bad experience coming to mind)

    apple has a little video on it here

    and you dont need to point directly at the ir receiver. as long as your close, youre fine, for the most part.
     
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