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myViewBoard is a web based collaborative whiteboard system.
|1=Welcome_to_myViewBoard
 
|2=[[MyViewBoard_Whiteboard|myViewBoard Whiteboard]]
 
|3=[[Whiteboard|Whiteboard online]]
 
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<section begin=intro />[[File:Whiteboard NEW.svg|left|60px|link=]] Whiteboard (web-based) is a fully browser-based digital whiteboard that requires no software to be installed.
 
  
myViewBoard also offers more powerful versions of Whiteboard, available for [https://myviewboard.com/download/ download] on [[Whiteboard for Android|Android]] and [[Whiteboard for Windows|Windows]]. Whiteboard for Windows is the most feature-rich solution, with the web-based solution being a lightweight version.
 
  
''Access Whiteboard from [https://myviewboard.com myviewboard.com] (requires sign-in).''
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==How-to Guides==
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For an introduction and information on using myViewBoard, see the following guides:
  
* See also: [[Whiteboard for Windows]], [[Whiteboard for Android]], or [[Whiteboard for iOS]].<section end=intro />
 
  
* For a printer-friendly list of toolbar icons, see [[Digital Whiteboard Toolbar Icons]].
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:* '''[[myViewBoard QuickBoard Quick Start Guide|myViewBoard Quick Start Guide]]'''
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:: This document is a guide to quickly get started with using myViewBoard after installation.
  
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:* '''[[MyViewBoard QuickBoard User Guide|myViewBoard User Guide]]'''
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:: This document is a guide to using the myViewBoard user interface.
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:* '''[[MyViewBoard QuickBoard Training Guide|myViewBoard Training Guide]]'''
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:: This document is a comprehensive guide to using myViewBoard.
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:* '''[[MyViewBoard Toolbar Icons|myViewBoard Toolbar Icons]]'''
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:: This document aims to be a printable guide that users can use as a quick 'cheat sheet' reference to the myViewBoard icons.
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==System Requirements==
 
==System Requirements==
* We recommend using a Chromium-based browser, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Opera.
 
* An internet connection (to load the page and elements like image search).
 
  
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myViewBoard is accessible online, but works best if used with the Chrome browser (or any other Chrome-based browser). myViewBoard uses WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) API to achieve screen sharing across various platforms such as Chromebook, PC, and Mac. Currently this can only be supported on Chrome.
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==Participating in a myViewBoard Session==
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<section begin=participate-in-QB />
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Perform the following steps to participate in a myViewBoard session: <br/>
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<span class="noprint">{{IconBox|[[File:Quickboard-host.mp4|right|myViewBoard user interface with labels]]|300px;float:right;padding: 10px 0px 10px 30px;}}</span>
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To join a myViewBoard session:
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<ol>
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<li>Go to https://myviewboard.com and click on the 'Join a myViewBoard session' icon. Signing in is not required. </li>
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<li>On the new window, provide a name and a log in code. The log in code is provided by your myViewBoard host.</li>
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</ol>
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To host a myViewBoard session:
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<ol>
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<li>Sign in to https://myviewboard.com, and click on the 'Start a myViewBoard session' icon.</li>
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<li>The next window provides three options to join myViewBoard session:
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<ul>
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<li>Login code - participants who are in the same room as the host </li>
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<li>QR code - best for users who are using mobile devices</li>
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<li>URL link - send through instant messaging.</li>
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</ul></li>
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<li>Distribute the code to all participants, and wait for them to join the session using one of the options above.</li>
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</ol>
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<section end=participate-in-QB />
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==myViewBoard Interface==
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{{IconBox|[[File:Quickboard-UI.png|right|myViewBoard user interface with labels]]|300px;float:right;padding: 10px 0px 10px 30px;}}
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After signing in, users are presented with a blank canvas. myViewBoard provides the following options to manage the session:
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<div class="TAB">
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<div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:LBBtn_On.png|center|link=]]}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">Background Management <br/>Opens options to change the canvas background.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:100-percent.png|center|link=]]}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">Zoom <br/>Adjust zoom options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-huddle.png|center|link=]]}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Huddle]] <br/>Manage participants by placing them in groups.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center><i class="fas fa-home" style="font-size:35px;margin-left:10px;"></i></center></div>
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<div class="DTC">myViewBoard information <br/>Displays details required to login to myViewBoard session.</div>
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</div>
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<div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:Help Off.png|center|link=]]|50px}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">Help <br/>Displays help for common myViewBoard tasks and questions. </div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:About off.png|link=]]|50px}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">Info <br/>Displays version details for the myViewBoard for Windows program. </div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><center>{{IconBox|[[File:Setting Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</center></div>
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<div class="DTC">Gear <br/>Settings that affect the current session. </div>
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</div>
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</div>
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==myViewBoard Toolbar Icons==
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For more details about the icons that appear in myViewBoard, see [[myViewBoard Toolbar Icons]].
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====Main Toolbar====
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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.
  
==Open Whiteboard online==
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myViewBoard myViewBoard includes the following icons in the toolbar:
* Go to [https://myviewboard.com myviewboard.com].
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* Sign in to your myViewBoard account (read how to create an account [[Signing_Up_for_a_myViewBoard_Account|here]]).
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<div class="TAB">
* Click the [[File:Whiteboard NEW.svg|40px|link=]] Whiteboard tile. Whiteboard will usually open in a new tab.
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<div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:MenuBarMove On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Move Toolbar|Move toolbar]]<br/>Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-ExportFile-On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[File Management|File]]<br/>Displays options for importing and exporting PDF files.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Resource On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Magic Box|Magic box]]<br/>Displays various tools that you can insert into the canvas.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Selector On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Selection]] <br/>Selects objects, text and pictures.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Pen On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Pen]]<br/>Draws freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Eraser On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Eraser]] <br/>Erases objects, based on the last mode selected. Click again to display eraser options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:ShapeLine On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Shape/Line]] <br/>Draws lines and shapes with different styles. Click again to display shape options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Text On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Text/Handwriting]]<br/>Creates a textbox. Click again to switch to handwriting recognition.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Undo On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Undo]]<br/>Reverses the previous action.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Redo On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Redo]]<br/>Reverses the previous undo action.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Page On.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Page]]<br/>Creates, selects, sorts, and deletes pages.</div>
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</div></div>
  
==Whiteboard Interface==
 
  
<gallery heights="320px" widths="600px">
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<br/>
WhiteboardOnlineUIJuly2021.png|Whiteboard user interface with labels
 
</gallery>
 
  
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====Floating Toolbar====
  
===Toolbar icons===
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The Floating Toolbar allows users to perform operations on the canvas. This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.
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<div class="TAB">
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<div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-MenuBarMove.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Move Floating toolbar]] <br/>Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-FullScreenMode.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Present Mode]] <br/>Activate Present Mode to disable annotation tools.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:WindowsMode.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Create Mode]] <br/>Activate Create Mode to enable annotation tools.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:NextPage 02.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Previous Page]] <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><i class="far fa-play-circle" style="font-size:35px;margin-left:10px;"></i></div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Presentation Mode]] <br/>Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:NextPage 01.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Next Page]] <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-PageAdd.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[New Page]] <br/>Adds a new page to the canvas.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Edu-polling.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Polling]] <br/>Opens the polling window.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC"><i class="fas fa-eye" style="font-size:35px;margin-left:10px;"></i></div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Eyes on me]] <br/>Displays text over the students screen to temporarily prevent interaction.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:Roaming off.png|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Infinite Canvas|Infinite canvas]]<br/>In Presentation mode, allows zooming and moving the canvas .</div>
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</div>
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</div>
  
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==Related Media==
|1='''[[Move Toolbar]]'''
 
|2='''[[File Management|File Manager]]'''<br><small>''Create, share, import and export files.''</small>
 
|3='''[[Magic_Box|Magic Box]]'''<br/><small>''Access cloud and local storage and other resources.''</small>
 
|4='''[[Selection|Select tool]]'''<br/><small>''Select objects and pictures.''</small>
 
|5='''[[Pen]]'''<br/><small>''Draw freehand lines. Click again to open pen options.''</small>
 
|6='''[[Eraser]]'''<br/><small>''Erase objects. Click again to open eraser options.''</small>
 
|7='''Sticky Note'''</br><small>''Add sticky notes with text.''</small>
 
|8='''[[Shape_Line|Shapes]]'''<br/><small>''Draw shapes with different styles.''</small>
 
|9='''Text'''<br/><small>''Insert and format text.''</small>
 
|9A='''Zoom'''<br/><small>''Zoom the canvas.''</small>
 
|10='''[[Undo]]'''<br/><small>''Reverse the previous action.''</small>
 
|11='''[[Redo]]'''<br/><small>''Reverse the previous undo action.''</small>
 
|12='''Background'''<br/><small>''Change the background of one or all pages.''</small>
 
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* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0ez3KyCAbY  <div class="noprint">
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[[Category:MyViewBoard]]
 
[[Category:Whiteboard online]]
 
[[Category:Distance Learning]]
 
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Revision as of 10:08, 10 September 2019

myViewBoard is a web based collaborative whiteboard system.


How-to Guides

For an introduction and information on using myViewBoard, see the following guides:


This document is a guide to quickly get started with using myViewBoard after installation.
This document is a guide to using the myViewBoard user interface.
This document is a comprehensive guide to using myViewBoard.
This document aims to be a printable guide that users can use as a quick 'cheat sheet' reference to the myViewBoard icons.


System Requirements

myViewBoard is accessible online, but works best if used with the Chrome browser (or any other Chrome-based browser). myViewBoard uses WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) API to achieve screen sharing across various platforms such as Chromebook, PC, and Mac. Currently this can only be supported on Chrome.


Participating in a myViewBoard Session

Perform the following steps to participate in a myViewBoard session:

To join a myViewBoard session:

  1. Go to https://myviewboard.com and click on the 'Join a myViewBoard session' icon. Signing in is not required.
  2. On the new window, provide a name and a log in code. The log in code is provided by your myViewBoard host.


To host a myViewBoard session:

  1. Sign in to https://myviewboard.com, and click on the 'Start a myViewBoard session' icon.
  2. The next window provides three options to join myViewBoard session:
    • Login code - participants who are in the same room as the host
    • QR code - best for users who are using mobile devices
    • URL link - send through instant messaging.
  3. Distribute the code to all participants, and wait for them to join the session using one of the options above.



myViewBoard Interface

myViewBoard user interface with labels

After signing in, users are presented with a blank canvas. myViewBoard provides the following options to manage the session:

LBBtn On.png
Background Management
Opens options to change the canvas background.
100-percent.png
Zoom
Adjust zoom options.
Edu-huddle.png
Huddle
Manage participants by placing them in groups.
myViewBoard information
Displays details required to login to myViewBoard session.
Help Off.png
Help
Displays help for common myViewBoard tasks and questions.
About off.png
Info
Displays version details for the myViewBoard for Windows program.
Setting Off.png
Gear
Settings that affect the current session.



myViewBoard Toolbar Icons

For more details about the icons that appear in myViewBoard, see Digital Whiteboard Toolbar Icons.

Main Toolbar

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.

myViewBoard myViewBoard includes the following icons in the toolbar:

MenuBarMove On.png
Move toolbar
Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.
Edu-ExportFile-On.png
File
Displays options for importing and exporting PDF files.
Resource On.png
Magic box
Displays various tools that you can insert into the canvas.
Selector On.png
Selection
Selects objects, text and pictures.
Pen On.png
Pen
Draws freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.
Eraser On.png
Eraser
Erases objects, based on the last mode selected. Click again to display eraser options.
ShapeLine On.png
Shapes and Lines
Draws lines and shapes with different styles. Click again to display shape options.
Text On.png
Text and Handwriting
Creates a textbox. Click again to switch to handwriting recognition.
Undo On.png
Undo
Reverses the previous action.
Redo On.png
Redo
Reverses the previous undo action.
Page On.png
Pages in Whiteboard
Creates, selects, sorts, and deletes pages.



Floating Toolbar

The Floating Toolbar allows users to perform operations on the canvas. This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.

Edu-MenuBarMove.png
Move Floating toolbar
Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.
Edu-FullScreenMode.png
Present Mode
Activate Present Mode to disable annotation tools.
WindowsMode.png
Create Mode
Activate Create Mode to enable annotation tools.
NextPage 02.png
Previous Page
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
Present mode
Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.
NextPage 01.png
Next Page
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.
Edu-PageAdd.png
New Page
Adds a new page to the canvas.
Edu-polling.png
Polling
Opens the polling window.
Eyes On Me
Displays text over the students screen to temporarily prevent interaction.
Roaming off.png
Infinite canvas
In Presentation mode, allows zooming and moving the canvas .

Related Media