Customizing the Whiteboard Canvas

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Change the background by clicking the I-background-menu.svg icon in the bottom left of the screen. You can import images from local and cloud storage, use myViewBoard custom backgrounds, or set a solid color.

myViewBoard also provides free content for educators to use, accessible from the background management pop-out window. myViewBoard Originals are regularly updated and are also accessible from this page on the wiki.

FollowMe Images
Displays custom images uploaded to your cloud storage account.
Color Palette
Sets a solid or gradient color as the background.
Displays backgrounds that come pre-installed with Whiteboard.
Icon originals.svg
myViewBoard Originals
Displays original backgrounds created by myViewBoard.
Local hard drive
Use images from the user's hard drive.
Select Image
Select images from the local hard drive to use as background.
It is recommended that selected images match your screen's resolution.

There are also the following options for overlays to the background (can be applied in addition to backgrounds):

Displays a grid over the canvas. The color of the grid changes depending on the background color.
Displays a 'confidential' watermark. The watermark may not be visible on certain background colors.
Date Time
Displays the current date and time in the top right of the canvas.
Click the icon to show or hide the date and time.


Whiteboard for Windows: changing the background tutorial