Configuring myViewBoard Settings

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To modify settings within myViewBoard for Windows, click the gear icon on the titlebar. Changes are applied immediately.

To configure more settings, sign in to myViewBoard.com and go to the FollowMe AI page.


Gear Tab

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Gear
Settings that affect the current session.

Any changes made are applied immediately. This tab contains the following options:


  • Theme
Loads different themes to change the icons and default backgrounds available
Education: Applies default icons and UI.
Business: Applies dark icons and UI.
Public Sector: Applies dark icons and UI.
Sports: Applies default icons and UI.


  • Language
Changes the language used by the UI. The following languages are available:
  • English
  • Espaňol
  • Suomalainen
  • Français
  • Nederlands
  • Norsk
  • Polskie
  • Português
  • Pyccкий
  • Svenska
  • Türkçe
  • 繁體中文
After selecting a language, the myViewBoard UI is updated immediately.


  • Visual Aids
For added accessibility, myViewBoard for Windows adds Color Filters to assist color-blind users. Click Visual Aids and select one of the following:
  • Off
  • Inverted color
  • Grayscale
  • Deuteranopia
  • Protanopia
  • Tritanopia
Default value is Off. myViewBoard Visual Aids and the Windows Color Filter feature cannot be run at the same time. To use myViewBoard Visual Aids, turn off the Windows Color Filter feature.
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  • Configuration Toggles
Toggles myViewBoard settings on or off. Everything is enabled by default.
  • Units: Switch between Metric and Imperial. These measurement units are shown when creating shapes via the Shape tool.
  • Multiple touch: Enable detection of multiple fingers/pen points, depending on the number of touch points supported by the device. If disabled, the canvas recognizes only one touch input. Disabling this option also automatically disables Multi-touch Gesture and Palm eraser options.
  • Multi-touch gesture: Enable use of the two-finger swipe gesture to navigate or create pages when the Selection tool is active. This option is not available if the Multiple Touch option is disabled.
  • Palm eraser: Enable erasing objects on the canvas using a closed palm.
  • GPU acceleration: Enables GPU acceleration. Restart myViewBoard to apply changes.
For users with mobility issues (or if the canvas registers a lot of accidental touches), disabling Multiple touch, Multi-touch gestures and Palm eraser may make myViewBoard easier to use.


  • Text font
Configure default font for the Text tool.
The default font can also be configured on the myViewBoard.com web site.


  • Text to speech setting
Configure default text-to-speech settings.
  • Voice: Note that the user can only select voices that are already installed in the system.
  • Speed: Adjust how fast the voice reads the text.
  • Volume: Adjust how loud the voice reads the text.




Timeout Tab

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Timeout
Specify how long the myViewBoard program should wait before it logs the current user out.


Notes:

  • Select the icon to disable the timeout.
  • This setting is similar to the "Auto log-out time" on myViewBoard.com.



Companion App Download Tab

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Companion App download
Displays QR codes for downloading the myViewBoard Companion Apps.


Notes:



Help Tab

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Help
Displays help for common myViewBoard tasks and questions.


Notes: This tab is divided into the following sections:


  • Basic
Provides links to basic video tutorials about selected myViewBoard features.
Videos open in their own floating window.


  • Advanced
Provides links to video tutorials on more advanced topics about selected myViewBoard features.
Videos open in their own floating window.


  • Tool
Provides links to the following:
SpeedTest page
Adobe Flash player for the Embed browser
Note that the downloading the Adobe Flash player launches a new browser window outside myViewBoard.


  • Miscellaneous
What's new: Opens a window that lists the new features for the current release.
myViewBoard wiki: Launches the Embed browser and opens the wiki.
Collect and shows the PC's information: Scans the system for hardware and software components, then inserts a text report onto the canvas. To copy the report, double click the text to enter "text editor" mode, press CTRL+A and CTRL+C.
Show 3rd party open source library licenses: Inserts the license agreements of 3rd party components used by myViewBoard as a text report.
Go to myViewBoard.com help page: Opens the Embed browser and loads the myViewBoard FAQ page.



Information Tab

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Info
Displays version details for the myViewBoard for Windows program.


This tab displays the following details:

  • Email: Email address used to activate this myViewBoard installation
  • ViewBoard Name: ViewBoard name provided during installation
  • Instance ID: Unique ID assigned to this installation
  • Version: myViewBoard version currently installed


Additionally, the following task are available on this tab:

  • View the Remote Control status to check if it is possible to use the casting module.
  • If the user has not yet received the activation email, click Re-send the activation email to try again. This option is not available once the software has been activated.
  • Click Update myViewBoard to check if a newer version is available.