Difference between revisions of "File Management"

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* JPG
 
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* BMP<sup>1</sup>
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* IWB  
 
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<sup>1</sup><span style="font-size:92%;">''Not supported on Whiteboard for Windows.''</span><br/>
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<span style="font-size:92%;"><sup>1</sup>''Not supported on Whiteboard for Windows.''<br/>
<sup>2</sup><span style="font-size:92%;">''Not supported on Whiteboard for Android and iOS.''</span>
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<sup>2</sup>''File format can only be exported by '''Premium''' or '''Entity''' users.''<br/>
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* Exported files can be saved to the local hard drive or the cloud storage account.
 
* Exported files can be saved to the local hard drive or the cloud storage account.
 
* If content goes beyond the normal canvas page size, it may be necessary to zoom out to fit everything on the screen before exporting.
 
* If content goes beyond the normal canvas page size, it may be necessary to zoom out to fit everything on the screen before exporting.
 
  
 
===Compatibility with Other Formats===
 
===Compatibility with Other Formats===

Revision as of 17:44, 4 August 2022

Icons
Business Education Online &
Classroom
Bus-file-mngt.png
File On.png
MT 1 file.svg

The File Management tool allows sharing, saving and opening Whiteboard canvas files.

The Whiteboard program saves the canvas as a .olf file.

Business
theme
Education
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Online &
Classroom
Bus-file-mngt.png
File On.png
MT 1 file.svg

In Whiteboard for Windows, Android, and iOS

Click the File Management tool icon to open the File Management toolbar. The following options are available:

Business Education Feature Description
Bus fm newfile.png
Edu-NewFile-On.png
New canvas Creates a new, blank canvas. If a previous canvas is currently open, Whiteboard prompts the user to save before creating a new canvas.
Bus fm open.png
Edu-OpenFile-On.png
Open Opens a canvas from the local hard drive or the cloud storage account.
Bus fm save.png
Edu-SaveFile-On.png
Save Updates the previously saved copy. If the copy has not been saved yet, Whiteboard prompts the user to provide a name for the canvas.
Bus fm saveas.png
Edu-SaveAsFile-On.png
Save As Saves a new copy of the canvas, as an .olf file,1 to the local hard drive or the cloud storage account. Whiteboard prompts the user to provide a name for the canvas.
Bus fm export.png
Edu-ExportFile-On.png
Export Exports the canvas into other formats. For more information, see the section below.
Bus fm print.png
Edu-PrintFile-On.png
Print Prints one or all pages in the canvas. This feature is not available in Whiteboard for Android or Whiteboard for iOS.
QR Code Sharing Off.png
QR Code Sharing Off.png
QR Code Share Converts and uploads the canvas into a PDF, then generates a QR code and link for sharing. Anyone who scans the code or types the link gets a copy of the canvas in PDF form. Note that videos and embed browser are not converted.

1Whiteboard for iOS currently saves the canvas in .iwb file format.

Note that the QR Code Share feature requires a bound cloud storage account. For issues with OneDrive accounts, see this FAQ page.

Export Formats

Click Export to save the canvas to the following formats:

  • PNG
  • JPG
  • BMP1
  • PDF2
  • PPTX2,3
  • IWB

1Not supported on Whiteboard for Windows.
2File format can only be exported by Premium or Entity users.
3Not supported on Whiteboard for Android and iOS.

Notes:

  • Exported files can be saved to the local hard drive or the cloud storage account.
  • If content goes beyond the normal canvas page size, it may be necessary to zoom out to fit everything on the screen before exporting.

Compatibility with Other Formats

Note the following limitations when exporting to IWB:

  • Exporting to IWB file format may cause some objects to disappear.
  • Some object functions may stop working properly.
  • Lines drawn using the highlighter pen are converted into slim pen lines.
  • Lines drawn using the laser pen are converted into slim pen lines.


In Classroom/Whiteboard online

To save/export your lesson, click the File Manager icon MT 1 file.svg in the main toolbar to view the following options:

Option
Description
New file classroom1.svg
New file
Creates a new blank canvas.
Note that the current canvas will be discarded if you proceed.
Open file classroom.svg
Open
Loads the contents of a .qb or .olf file from either your local or cloud storage into the lesson.
Note the file type must be toggled in the Windows file explorer to view either file type.
Export to qb.svg
Save
Quick save a lesson you have been working on.
Export to .pdf Classroom.svg
Save as
Saves a copy of the lesson into either .qb, .olf., or .pdf file format.
You can choose to save to your local or cloud storage.
Note: When bound to a Google Classroom, the option to post your session to the bound Google Class is available.

Share by QR Code
Classroom generates a PDF file of the lesson, uploads it to your connected cloud storage account, and displays a QR code and URL.
Students can see the QR code during the Classroom session and scan it to download the PDF file. You may also share the URL to the students.


Note: The Share by QR Code feature requires a bound cloud storage account.

Related Media

Whiteboard for Windows

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Save File to the Cloud


Whiteboard for Android

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Export and QR Code Share

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Save and Open File


Classroom/Whiteboard online

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Saving and opening files




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