myViewBoard Classroom Course Creation Tools

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myViewBoard Classroom provides the following tools for creating/updating courses.

Course Creation Tools

myViewBoard Classroom provides the following tools to create your lesson:

Magic box

Inserts resources into the slide.

  • YouTube
  • Google Drive
  • Image Search
  • Web URL
  • Widget
  • Activities

Lasso Tool

Click on an object to select, and then perform one of the following:

  • Drag the image to a new location on the slide.
  • Drag the side handles to resize the object. Objects drawn with the pen can be stretched.
  • Drag the rotation handle to adjust the angle of the object.
  • Click the trash can to delete the object.

Pen

Draws freehand shapes on the slide.

  1. Click the pen tool icon to open the Pens menu.
  2. Adjust pen options. The following options are available: Color options - To change colors:
    1. Select a color from the bottom row. To select more colors, click the "+" icon.
    2. The top row changes to various shades of the color selected.
    3. Click the preferred color and start drawing.
    Stroke options - use the slider to adjust stroke properties
    • Pen width - sets the size of the stroke. The preview circle changes to reflect the current stroke size.
    • Transparency - sets the visibility of the stroke.
  3. Start drawing on the slide.
  4. To move, resize or delete the drawing, use the Selection tool.

To use the AI Pen:

  1. Click the AI Pen button on the menu.
  2. Select a pen color.
  3. Start drawing on the slide.
  4. The AI Pen tries to guess what's being drawn and displays possible options at the top of the current slide.
  5. Drag an option to the slide to use that image.
  6. Use the selection tool on the image to access additional options:
  • Click and drag to move the drawing across the slide
  • Click the trashcan icon to delete the drawing
  • Click the link icon to perform a Google Image search about the drawing


Eraser

Removes objects on the canvas. Click on the Eraser tool to activate:

  • To erase lines drawn by the pen tool, drag the eraser over the area to erase.
  • To erase images and shapes, click the image and shape to erase.
  • On a touch enabled device, make a fist and use the bottom side of your fist to erase objects on the board.

The following eraser modes are avaialble.

Icon Feature Description
Eraser.png
Eraser Revert the eraser to its default mode.
Trashcan.png
Trashcan Click to clear the whole canvas.


Shape

Inserts a 2D shape into the slide.

  1. Click the 2D shape tool icon to activate the 2D shapes menu.
  2. Adjust 2D shape options. The following options are available:
    Color options - To change colors:
    1. Select a color from the bottom row. To select more colors, click the icon.
    2. The top row changes to various shades of the color selected.
    3. Click the preferred color and start drawing.
    Stroke options - use the slider to adjust stroke properties
    • line width - sets the size of the stroke. The preview circle changes to reflect the current stroke size.
    • Transparency - sets the visibility of the stroke.
  3. Insert the drawing on the slide.
  4. To move, resize, rotate or delete the drawing, use the Selection tool.

Text

To insert text into the slide:

  1. Click on the area of the slide to insert the text.
  2. Type the text to insert, and click
  3. The Text Editor toolbar appears. Format the inserted text using the Text Editor toolbar.