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Release History

v3.8.4 (2021-09-06)

Features

- New 2D shapes - right triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram
- New 3D shapes - sphere, semicircular sphere, trapezoidal cylinder
- Set an image from OneDrive or OneDrive for Business as background.
- Export your session materials in .qb & .pdf and recorded video to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.
- Share your session materials with students by QR code with URLs to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.
- myViewBoard Classroom is now available in Swedish (Svenska) & Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia).

Improvements and bug fixes

- New layout of Magic Box MT 2 Magic Box.svg
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- Improved AI pen search: the user is able to search for a drawn picture in Google, Magic Box image search, and Youtube.
- Added a warning message when the user imports a file that can't be converted successfully.
- Only one Classroom session is allowed per one teacher account at the same time. No matter they are opened in one browser tabs or across different browsers or devices. If a new session is created, the students with the old session code will receive a "Session ended" notification.
- Polls icon updated, and students are able to see the Polls results too.

v3.7.3 (2021-08-02)

Features

- Polls feature! Ask True or False or Multiple Choice questions.
- Updates to Premium tier Classroom:
- Students can join in "guest mode" only (no SSO from Google or Microsoft etc.).
- No myViewBoard Clips & 3rd party integration (Google Classroom, Sketchfab).
- New cylinder and cone shapes! (Main Toolbar > Shapes > 3D Shape).
- OneDrive and OneDrive for Business integration isnow available! Enable from Settings > Cloud integration.
- Rotate imported images and text.

Improvements and bug fixes

- The teacher can drag and move the teacher video box (or minimize if required).
- File upload limit set to 30 MB (for importing files to the canvas - does not affect saving to cloud or local storage).
- Add "Trial" label for Sketchfab and Polls features - we're excited to offer these new features, so if you have feedback please let us know!
- Enhanced layout of Google Drive and OneDrive - user is able to see full file name and folder name.
- myViewBoard Clips Quiz user interface updated.

v3.6.3 (2021-07-05)

Features

- Enable background blur for video (Settings > Audio & Video). This blurs the teacher's background for video streaming.
- Erase all drawing strokes (excluding locked objects).
- Teacher canvas zoom - the teacher can zoom into the canvas, which the students will also see.
- Added cube, tetrahedron, and quadrangular pyramid shapes.
- Turn pop-up notifications on or off for when students join/leave the session.

Improvements

- Enhanced YouTube and image search.
- Tuned streaming performance.
- Once students return after disconnection they will remain in the same huddle.
- Clips Quiz - improved answer reviewing, and UI for teacher's side.
- Fixed SDK bug - when a teacher joins a student's huddle discussion, all students will leave this room.
- Fixed Line issues on iPad

v3.5.6 (2021-06-07)

Features

- Breakout discussion for huddles: set a timed discussion for each huddle. The teacher can also listen to huddles.
- Draw lines (Shape > Line)
- Add tables (Shape > Table)
- Support YouTube Short URLs as video objects (Magic Box > Webpage)
- Option to require guests to be signed in to myViewBoard or Google Classroom to join Classroom session (settings)
- Support multiple Chinese font families

Improvements

- Recording feature is more intuitive, added recording time
- Streamlined Google Classroom integration
- Fixed Clips UI issues
- Fixed Magic Box UI issues
- Fixed Chat UI issues

v3.4.6 (2021-05-07)

Features

- Give students permission to either speak freely or raise their hand to get the teacher's attention
- Integrated Sketchfab 3D viewer (MagicBox -> SketchFab)
- Support importing Audio & Video files from local and cloud drive including
Video: *.mp4, *.mov / Audio: *.WAV, *.aac, *.mp3
- Allow students to switch their myviewboard.com account on sign up page
- myViewBoard Clips Quiz integration

Improvements

- The teacher can start the streaming function without a camera/microphone installed
- The teacher can end streaming without ending the whole session
- When the teacher is on mute or the camera is off, they can still hear students
- Changed icon design of Screen capture, Streaming, and End session
- Relocated Chatroom (on the Dashboard)
- Added new category "Art & Humanities" for Originals background

v3.3.0 (2021-03-08)

Features

- Student Management Dashboard! Classroom 3.0 open dashboard.svg Check it out by clicking the icon in the bottom-right of the screen.
- See real-time collaboration with named cursors when other users are working on the same canvas
- Combined overview for Teacher and Huddle canvases
- Text Editor: added strikethrough effect
- MT 2 Magic Box.svg Magic Box: now supports importing .qb files
- More functionality when selecting groups of objects Classroom 3.0 MT 3 select.svg
- Classroom 3.0 Icon Chat.svg Chat Room: the teacher can turn off chat for Huddles or Public Chat
- More collaboration: students can edit objects created by others
- Screen Record: pause and resume functions added
- MT 1 file.svg File Management: export files to Google Shared Drive
- Student view: see which page the teacher is currently presenting with an icon in the bottom left.
- Copy slides between huddles (teacher only): in Page overview, click the arrow to copy a page.
- Drag and drop objects straight from the Magic Box menu into huddles, from Huddle Overview
- Drag and drop objects straight from the Magic Box menu into pages, from Page Overview
- Drag and drop a QR code linking to a copy of the session from File Share by QR code
- In Page overview, drag and drop a page to re-arrange the page order
- Allow users search-related information of AI object by Google

Improvements

- We’ve improved the Student and Teacher Canvases, user settings, and login process
- Classroom 3.0 MT 6 sticky.svg Sticky note behavior is improved
- Improved Page Management behavior and reliability
- Fixed bugs for iPad
- Fixed bug for MacBook users for screen recording error
- Keep your webpage list no matter which device or browser you use
- Improved the speed of Magic Box MT 2 Magic Box.svg
- Many backend improvements
- Many, many other bug fixes and tweak!

v2.10.5 (2021-02-01)

Improvements

-[Resolved] Macbook user with Chrome Version 88 can't do screen recording.
- Fixed some features not working when users upgrade to Chrome Version 88.

v2.10.3 (2021-01-04)

Features

- Now supports Microsoft Word files (*.docx , *.doc).

Modifications

-Updated copyright information.

Improvements

-[Resolved] - [iPad] After using the onscreen keyboard on the iPad, the screen/position will be offset.
-[Resolved] - Input field for session ID on sign in page (https://myviewboard.com/classroom/student) not appearing correctly.
-[Resolved] - [Tool Bar] Changing the language in present mode resets toolbar to default.
-[Resolved] - [Magic Box] [File management] [Import] Previously filename extensions were case-sensitive, now they are case insensitive.
-[Resolved] - [Text Editor] Clicking "x" to exit text editor sometimes caused the text object disappear.

Releases 2020

v2.9.5 (2020-12-07) Features

- Session Password: Classroom hosts can now choose to apply a password to their Classroom sessions. Students will be required to enter this password prior to joining the session. Passwords can be set from the user's FollowMe settings on myviewboard.com.

Modifications

- Improved presentation and preparation interfaces.
- View the session password in the session information area (beneath QR code).
- Adorning menu for objects is always visible; never appears off-screen.
- When opening a .qb file, there is a check-box option to change the current number of huddles to the same as that in the file.
- Added "skip blank page" option when exporting pdf to local drive. When exporting to Google drive, or sharing via QR code, this is applied by default.
- Magic Box improvements, including support for Google Drive share with me files.
- Changed default font size to 24.
- Thumbnails for pages improved - now include objects, images, YouTube, widgets, web content, and clips.
- "No Guests allowed" option removed from the Setting page.
- Ping value (indicator of network strength) visible to students.
- Chat improved.
- Shape object minimum size set to 10*10 pixels as default.
- Huddle canvas will be cleared after the teacher changes huddle number.

Improvements

- Reduced time taken to open and import files.
- Various performance and reliability improvements.
- Restored earlier function of immersive reader Immersive-reader.svg, reducing errors.

v2.8.3 (2020-11-03) Hot Fix Features

- Integrated myViewBoard Clips Icon Clips.svg into the Magic Box I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg.
- Sticky Note I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg feature is available for both teachers and students to use.

v2.8.2 (2020-11-02) Features

- [Google Classroom] Allow exporting the .PDF file of the session onto Google Classroom Announcement.
- [Google Classroom] Post session info onto Google Classroom's course announcement.
- Added support to import Google Docs files.
- Integrated myViewBoard Clips Icon Clips.svg into the Magic Box I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg.
- Teacher can crop specific parts of an image.
- Sticky Note I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg feature is available for both teachers and students to use.

Modifications

- When exporting PDF files, footer info now includes session information, huddle name and attendee list
- SVG files can no longer be set as backgrounds.
- Public chatroom will be cleared after the host reloads the session.
- After the teacher changes the session code to a personal ID, the Google classroom announcement of myViewBoard Classroom is updated
- Updated the URLs to access Classroom, based on role:

Improvements

- [Fixed] If a teacher turns on video streaming, students' canvas is not synchronized after disconnection and reconnection.
- [Fixed] If a teacher turns on video streaming and there are over 99+ messages in the chat room, the students' side is automatically refreshed.
- [Fixed] After exporting a canvas with SVG files to PDF, the SVG files are missing.
- [Fixed] After exporting a canvas with a color background to PDF, the background color is missing.
- [Fixed] Issues related to Clips integration.

v2.7.4 (2020-10-12) Features

- Support immersive reader Immersive-reader.svg
- Add Russian language support

Modifications

- The session ID will be added "!" as a prefix
- Allow to import pdf/ppt/svg files from Magic box and only allow to open qb file
- Allow user to import SVG image format from Cloud Drive/Local Drive
- Ability to the teacher customizing the number of groups
- Ability to user join the session with Personal Session ID via myViewBoard.com
- Set the maximum length of student/guest name to 32 characters on the sign-in page
- Set the limit canvas number to 30
- Support Mobile phone users login classroom
- Set background Image - 'Gif image” is not supported
- Redefine the Wi-Fi reconnection flow of iPad
- Redesign the flow of the warning message for playing YouTube video
- [Chat Room] Optimize the flow for sending a message to ChatRoomServer and the rendering flow for VirtualDOM
- [Chat Room] Redesign the flow for restoring chat history
- Change wording of Personal Session ID and allow users to update via hyperlink
- [Adornment Management] Added Zoom out icon
- [Shape] Adjustment pane of graphics shape
- [Text Editor] Immersive reader function enabled when only one text object is selected
- [YouTube] Only supported to play one video at a time
- [YouTube]The Youtube object is not supported to change the layer
- [SyncFlow] Implement a cache service for transferring massive data.

v2.6.5 (2020-09-07) Features

- Import PowerPoint files(.ppt/.pptx)
- Forbid guests to join the session
- Set a selected image as the background image
- Import image files from a local drive on teacher/student view
- Set a fixed session ID
- Added copyright and branding info

Modifications

- Selector: User is unable to move or Zoom in/out on any object during Present mode
- Import Webpage: Display 8 URLs per page and add pagination
- Limited total attendees to 30
- When switching to huddle broadcast, editing the canvas can only be done by the host and huddle users with appropriate permissions
- Updated the myViewBoard Classroom icon
- Redesigned the stream-related function/Socket Disconnect/Socket Reconnect flow
- Redesigned the MQTT reconnect/disconnect flow
- Added a message hint that notifies users when the network gets disconnected

Improvements

- Added support for Chrome version 85 and above
- Improved response times for instances when 30 students are drawing on the canvas at the same time
- Increased space between copied and original objects
- Assigned background images will be stretched to fit the canvas while keeping its aspect ratio intact
- Consistent 'copy object' behavior for the triangle and square shapes

v2.5.1 (2020-08-03)

Features

- Bad word filtering for English inside chat

Modifications

- Disable Screen Recording and Screen shot on Android and iOS because of a JavaScript API limitation
- Attendees and huddle group management panel is hidden after creating a session

Improvements

- Improve connection stability
- Adjust the UI of file and folder listing in Magic Box

v2.44.0 (2020-07-06)

Features

- User can sign in with myViewBoard account to join a Classroom session
- New file menu
- Add 'fill color' I-shapes-paint-color-bucket.svg on the side tool bar
- Add 'fit to screen' I-adorning-menu-fit-to-screen.svg on the side tool bar
- Add 'duplicate page' I-page-management-duplicate.svg on the page management menu

Modifications

- The AI Pen menu I-pen-ai.svg will be closed automatically if the host disables student editing permission
- Laser pen feature I-pen-laser-short.svg has been removed from the student view

Improvements

- Place tooltips on all necessary icons
- Beautify the new background management menu a little bit
- Refined the Login Code display style for Huddle and List View
- Refined the sync flow of YouTube object


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