Whiteboard User Guide
This document consolidates all the information related to the Whiteboard user interface.
Whiteboard User Interface
Whiteboard displays the following user interface when in use:
After signing in, users are presented with a blank canvas. Whiteboard provides the following options to manage the session:
Opens options to change the canvas background.
Adjust zoom options.
Manage participants by placing them in groups.
Displays details required to login to a myViewBoard session.
Displays help for common myViewBoard tasks and questions.
Displays version details for the myViewBoard for Windows program.
Settings that affect the current session.
Whiteboard Toolbar Icons
For more details about the icons that appear in myViewBoard, see Whiteboard Toolbar Icons.
The main toolbar contains tools that allow users to add annotations to the canvas area. This toolbar is always fixed to the right, left or bottom side of the program window. The appearance of icons in the toolbar vary depending on the selected theme.
Whiteboard includes the following icons in the toolbar:
Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.
Displays options for importing and exporting PDF files.
Displays various tools that you can insert into the canvas.
Selects objects, text and pictures.
Draws freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.
Erases objects, based on the last mode selected. Click again to display eraser options.
Draws lines and shapes with different styles. Click again to display shape options.
Creates a textbox. Click again to switch to handwriting recognition.
Reverses the previous action.
Reverses the previous undo action.
Creates, selects, sorts, and deletes pages.
The Floating Toolbar allows users to perform operations on the canvas. This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.
Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.
Activate Present Mode to disable annotation tools.
Activate Create Mode to enable annotation tools.
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.
Adds a new page to the canvas.
Opens the polling window.
Displays text over the students screen to temporarily prevent interaction.
In Presentation mode, allows zooming and moving the canvas .
Magic Box Icons
The Magic Box allows you to insert objects from various sources onto the canvas.
Binds the current board to the selected Google classroom.
Inserts objects from a connected Google drive account
Inserts a YouTube video
Inserts images from Google image search
Inserts a link to a web resource
Inserts interactive tools onto the canvas
Inserts interactive widgets