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The YouTube tool allows searching YouTube for related videos using keywords.

Adding YouTube videos in myViewBoard for Windows

To insert YouTube videos in myViewBoard for Windows:

  1. Click the Magic Box icon on the main toolbar
  2. Click the YouTube icon to open the search window.
  3. Type a keyword into the search box (preferably the name of the video).
  4. Review the search results.
    To preview the video before selecting, click the video to play it directly in the search results window.
  5. Double-click a video from the search results, or drag the video out to the canvas.
    Videos are added in a window, which can be resized or displayed full screen.

Double-click a video from the search results, or drag the video out to the canvas.

Double-click a video from the search results, or drag the video out to the canvas.


To play, simply click the video. Saving the canvas also saves the video with the canvas.

Alternatively, you can also do the following:

  • You can also insert education videos from Boclips via the myViewBoard Clips feature. For more details, see myViewBoard Clips.
  • Use the Embed browser to access http://youtube.com and perform a video search. On the search results, click and drag the video title onto the canvas. The video displays in a floating frame.


Adding YouTube videos in an online myViewBoard session

To insert YouTube videos in an online myViewBoard session:

  1. Click the Magic Box icon on the main toolbar
  2. Click the YouTube icon to open the search window.
  3. Type a keyword into the search box (preferably the name of the video).
  4. Review the search results.
  5. Double-click a video from the search results, or drag the video out to the canvas.
    Videos are added in a window, which can be resized or displayed full screen.


Videos won't play when you're in edit mode. In order to play videos:

  1. Go to your main toolbar.
  2. Select presentation mode or play mode.
  3. Once that's selected, you can play your videos.


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