Whiteboard Keyboard Shortcuts

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Save time when using Whiteboard for Windows and Classroom by using keyboard shortcuts.


Whiteboard for Windows Hotkeys


Note:
  • The Windows Toggle Button I-main-toolbar-windows-toggle.svg puts Whiteboard into desktop mode, enabling Windows hotkeys in place of Whiteboard keyboard shortcuts.
  • To enable Whiteboard keyboard shortcuts again, click the Whiteboard icon Whiteboard NEW.svg to return to the Whiteboard canvas.

Hotkeys

Keys Actions
P Pen
Double press to open menu.
SPACE Selection
S Shapes and Lines
Press twice to open menu.
T Text Editor
Press twice to switch to handwriting mode.
H Infinite Canvas
Press to be able to drag the canvas. Press twice for canvas overview.
E Eraser
Press twice to open eraser menu.
Home Go to the first page (if the canvas contains multiple pages).
End Go to the last page (if the canvas contains multiple pages).
Page Down Go to the next page (if the canvas contains multiple pages).
Page Up Go to the previous page (if the canvas contains multiple pages).
CTRL+ Shift+N New page
CTRL+ Shift+D Duplicate page
The new page is created after the currently selected page. Press Next page to go to the duplicated page.
CTRL+A Select all objects
/ / / Move object
ESC Cancel selected objects
Del Delete object
CTRL+C Copy object
CTRL+D Duplicate object
CTRL+DRAG Duplicate object and release click to place.
CTRL+V Paste object
CTRL+X Cut object
CTRL+Y Redo
Reapplies an action that was previously undone.
CTRL+Z Undo
Reverses the last action taken.
CTRL+O Open File
Whiteboard for Windows prompts the user to save current canvas before opening a file.
CTRL+S Save File
CTRL+N New File
Whiteboard for Windows prompts the user to save a current canvas before creating a new file.
CTRL+P Print
CTRL+R Open the screen recorder.
F1 Help
F2 Open embedded browser
F11 Toggle Present mode (full screen)
F12 Desktop mode
CTRL+0 Open Screen Capture menu.
CTRL+1 Open File Management menu.
CTRL+2 Open Magic Box menu
CTRL+3 Infinite Canvas
Press to be able to drag the canvas. Press twice for canvas overview.
CTRL+4 Selection
CTRL+5 Pen
Press twice to open menu.
CTRL+6 Eraser
Press twice to open menu.
CTRL+7 Shapes and Lines
Press twice to open menu.
CTRL+8 Text Editor
Press twice to switch to handwriting mode.
CTRL+9 Page Manager

Embed browser hotkeys

Keys Actions
Ctrl+T New Tab
Ctrl+W or
Ctrl+F4
Close Tab
Ctrl+L Move the cursor to the browser address bar and highlight everything in it
Ctrl+M Minimize embedded browser window

Mouse wheel special features

Action Description
Mouse wheel click Click and hold the mouse wheel and drag to move the canvas without selecting the infinite canvas tool first.
Mouse wheel scroll Scroll the mouse wheel to zoom in/out on the canvas without selecting the infinite canvas tool first.


Classroom Hotkeys

Keys Actions
Home Go to the first page (if the canvas contains multiple pages)
End Go to the last page (if the canvas contains multiple pages)
Ctrl+ Go to the next page (if the canvas contains multiple pages)
Ctrl+ Go to the previous page (if the canvas contains multiple pages)
CTRL+A Select all objects
CTRL+C Copy object
CTRL+V Paste object
CTRL+X Cut object
CTRL+Y Redo
Reapplies an action that was previously undone.
CTRL+Z Undo
Reverses the last action taken.
CTRL+O Open File
Prompts the user to open a file, with auto-save and huddle options following.
CTRL+S Save File
CTRL+ALT+N New File
Informs the user the current canvas will be replaced before opening a file.
CTRL+R Screen recorder
Opens a screen recording prompt.
F12 Save as
Del Delete a selected object.
CTRL+1 File Management
Opens a submenu.
CTRL+2 Magic Box
Opens a submenu.
CTRL+3 Canvas zoom
Opens a window allowing you to select the level of zoom.
CTRL+4 Selection
CTRL+5 Pen
CTRL+6 Eraser
CTRL+7 Shapes and Lines
CTRL+8 Text Editor
CTRL+9 Page Manager
Alt + / / / Move a selected object.





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