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|1=Welcome_to_myViewBoard
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|2=[[MyViewBoard Whiteboard|Whiteboard]] / [[Classroom]]
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|3=[[Magic Box]]
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The Magic Box provides access to various resources that you can insert into the canvas.
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{{ent:Floating_icon_box_3|1=[[File:Resource Off.png|50px|center|link=]]|2=[[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|50px|center|link=]]|3=[[File:MT 2 Magic Box.svg|50px|center|link=]] }}</div>
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'''Magic Box''' is a powerful tool with a many features to add files and interactivity, including:
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: [[Pop Quiz]] - ''quickly call a pop quiz, and have your audience/students draw or type answers from their own devices''
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: [[Polls Quiz|Polls]] - ''advanced polls and quizzes with many formats to choose from''
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: [[Magic Box/Tools|Math tools]] - ''including a compass, ruler, XY graph, and more''
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: [[MyViewBoard Clips|Video-assisted learning with myViewBoard Clips]] - ''high quality educational videos and quizzes''
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: [[Magic Box/YouTube|Insert YouTube videos]]
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: [[Magic Box/Image Search|Safe web image search]]
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: [[Magic Box/Online Widgets|Interactive widgets]]
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==Difference==
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Magic Box is available in [[myViewBoard_Whiteboard|Whiteboard]] and [[Classroom]]. Available features differ between platforms.
  
The Magic Box is implemented in the following platforms. However, features available for each platform varies:
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!Business<br>theme
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!Education<br>theme
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!Online & <br>Classroom
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| style="padding: 10px;background-color:#323232;" |[[File:Resource Off.png|50px|center|link=]]
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| style="padding: 10px;background-color:#EEEEEE;" |[[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|50px|center|link=]]
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| style="padding: 10px;background-color:#f6f6f6;" |[[File:MT 2 Magic Box.svg|50px|center|link=]]
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|}</div>
  
{{SCRN-tmb|Magic-box-win.png|myViewBoard for Windows Magic Box provides access to the most number of resources.|300px;height:300px;}}
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==Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows/Android==
{{SCRN-tmb|Magic-box-and.png|myViewBoard for Android Magic Box includes only the basic features.|320px;height:300px;}}
 
{{SCRN-tmb|Magic-box-qub.png|myViewBoard Magic Box allows insertion of interactive objects even when online.|320px;height:300px;}}
 
  
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #CCCCCC;">How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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Open Magic Box by clicking the [[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|40px|Magic Box icon in Whiteboard for Windows|link=]] icon in the main toolbar.
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<gallery widths="420" heights="360">
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Magic-box-win.png|Whiteboard for Windows: the most feature-rich version.
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</gallery>
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</div></div>
  
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #CCCCCC;">How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Android</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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Open Magic Box by clicking the [[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|40px|Magic Box icon in Whiteboard for Windows|link=]] icon in the main toolbar.
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<gallery widths="420" heights="360">
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Magic-box-and.png|Whiteboard for Android comes preinstalled in ViewBoard IFPs and [[myViewBoard Box]].
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</gallery>
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</div></div>
  
==Behavior==
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Whiteboard is available for both Android and Windows. The Windows version supports more features. All ViewBoard IFPs and [[myViewBoard Box]] devices come preinstalled with [[Whiteboard for Android]]. Both the Windows and Android versions can be downloaded for free from [https://myviewboard.com/download/ https://myviewboard.com/download/].
  
On the main toolbar, click the Magic Box icon to open the Magic Box window. Select one of the options from the top bar of the Magic Box window.
 
  
 
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{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white;width:auto;"
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:aliceblue; text-align:center;"| '''''Icons'''''
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg|30px|link=]]
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;;"| <big>[[Whiteboard for Windows]]</big>
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Import Resource</span>
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;;"| <big>[[Whiteboard for Android]]</big>
|}
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:AllFiles_business.png|center|40px|link=]]
Imports resources from the local hard drive or the Cloud into the myViewBoard canvas.
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-file.svg|center|40px|link=]]
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''File''' <br>Click this icon to access [[File:I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg|30px|link=]] local or cloud storage such as<br>Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive<br>[[Cloud Integration|(click here for cloud integration instructions).]]
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Import_Resource|Import Resource]].
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''File''' <br>Click the local drive icon to access additional folders in your Android device:<br>[[File:Office Off.png|30px|link=]] [[File:Iwb_Off.png|30px|link=]] [[File:I-screen-capture-camera-red.svg|30px|link=]] [[File:I-music-note.svg|30px|link=]] [[File:I-round-picture-turquoise.svg|30px|link=]],<br>cloud storages icons will appear after [[File:I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg|30px|link=]] icon
 
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:Sticky_business.png|center|40px|link=Sticky_Notes]]
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg|center|40px|link=Sticky_Notes]]  
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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|colspan="2" style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Sticky_Notes|Sticky Notes]]'''<br>Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Sticky Notes</span>
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:LocalTool Off.png|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/Tools]]
 
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-tools.svg|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/Tools]]
Sticky notes are objects that contain text or freehand drawings. When not being edited, myViewBoard displays sticky notes as small colored squares that show a preview of its contents.
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|colspan="2" style=text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic Box/Tools|Tools]]<sup>1</sup>'''<br>Click here to access many different tools that can be moved about the whiteboard,<br>such as a clock, timer, compass, calculator, random dice, graph tool, and more.
 
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For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Sticky Notes|Sticky Notes]].
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[fILE:DocumentCamera Off.png|center|40px|link=Camera]]
 
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-camera.svg|center|40px|link=Camera]]
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Camera]]<sup>1</sup>'''<br> Click the Camera icon to use your device camera,<br>and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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|style=;text-align:center;"|''Not available''
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-magic-box-tools.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Tools</span>
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:Icon Clips.svg|center|40px|link=myViewBoard Clips]]
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:Icon Clips.svg|center|40px|link=myViewBoard Clips]]
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[myViewBoard Clips]]<sup>2</sup>'''<br>Click the icon to browse curated, safe and certified educational videos.
Tools are interactive objects that can enhance any presentation. To use an item in Tools, double click, or click and drag onto the canvas.
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|style=;text-align:center;"|''Not available''
 
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For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Tools|Tools]].
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:I-youtube-icon.svg|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/YouTube]]
 
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-youtube-icon.svg|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/YouTube]]
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/YouTube|YouTube]]'''<br>Click the icon to browse YouTube video.<br>Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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|style=;text-align:center;"|''Not available''
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-magic-box-camera.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Camera</span>
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:Image_search_business.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:Icon Image-search-05.svg|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/Image_Search]]
 
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|colspan="2" style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/Image_Search|Image Search]]'''<br>Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.
The Camera accesses a webcam or external camera connected to the device running the myViewBoard program.
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:OnlineResource_business.png|center|40px|link=Online Widgets]]
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Camera|Camera]].
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-online-widgets.svg|center|40px|link=Online Widgets]]  
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Online Widgets]]'''<br>Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.
 
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|style=;text-align:center;"|''Not available''
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:Icon Clips.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:VBoardThrow Off.png|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/Throw]]
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">myViewBoard Clips</span>
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-magic-box-throwtool.svg|center|40px|link=Magic_Box/Throw]]
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|colspan="2" style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/Throw|Throw]]<sup>1</sup>'''<br>Click the icon to browse documents that participants have shared with the whiteboard session.<br> Participants can do this via myviewboard.com - [[Throw|learn more about Throw here]].
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:VBoardPopQuiz Off.png|center|40px|link=Pop_Quiz]] 
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-pop-quiz.svg|center|40px|link=Pop_Quiz]]
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|colspan="2" style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Pop Quiz]]<sup>1</sup>'''<br>Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices.<br>The teacher can view answers from this icon.
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!style="background-color:#323232;border-color:#323232;"|[[File:PollQuiz_business.png|40px|link=Polls_Quiz]]
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!style="background-color:#CCC4A1;border-color:#CCC4A1;"|[[File:I-poll-quiz.svg|center|40px|link=Polls_Quiz]]
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|style=;text-align:center;"|'''[[Polls_Quiz|Polls]]<sup>1</sup>'''<br>Click this icon to create: multiple choice, true or false,<br>rating, free response, voting, or random draw polls.<br>Answers can be saved for future reference.
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|style=;text-align:center;"|''Not available''
 
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''<sup>1</sup> Available for Premium and [[MyViewBoard_Entity|Entity]] accounts.''<br>
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''<sup>2</sup> Available for [[MyViewBoard_Entity|Entity]] accounts.''
  
myViewBoard Clips allows users to search, access and insert educational video content onto the canvas.
 
 
For more information, see [[MyViewBoard_Clips|myViewBoard Clips]].
 
  
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==Magic Box in Classroom & Whiteboard online==
  
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-youtube-icon.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #CCCCCC;">How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard online</div>
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">YouTube</span>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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Open Magic Box by clicking the [[File:MT 2 Magic Box.svg|40px|Magic Box icon in Whiteboard online|link=]] icon in the main toolbar.
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<gallery widths="420" heights="360">
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Magic-box-qub.png|Magic Box in Whiteboard online: a different UI with only core features.
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</gallery>
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</div></div>
  
The YouTube tool allows searching YouTube for related videos using keywords.  
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #CCCCCC;">How to Open Magic Box in Classroom</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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Open Magic Box by clicking the [[File:MT 2 Magic Box.svg|40px|Magic Box icon in Classroom|link=]] icon in the main toolbar.
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<gallery widths="420" heights="360">
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Classroom Magic Box.png|Magic Box in Classroom: similar to Whiteboard online with some extra features.
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</gallery>
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</div></div>
  
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/YouTube|YouTube]].
 
  
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[[Classroom]] is a distance and hybrid learning solution available for [[myViewBoard Entity]] account types. It is fully browser based and requires no software download for teachers or students. [[Whiteboard]] (online) is a lightweight version of Classroom without classroom management features.
  
  
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white; width:auto;"
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:Icon Image-search-05.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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!style="background-color:aliceblue; text-align:center;"| '''''Icons'''''
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Image Search</span>
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;"| <big>[[Classroom]] and [[Whiteboard|Whiteboard online]]</big>
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg|50px|link=]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''This PC'''<br>Insert files from your device.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Google drive.svg|50px|link=]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''Google Drive'''<br>Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.<br>For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg|50px|link=Magic_Box/Image_Search]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/Image_Search|Images]]'''<br>Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Icon Clips.svg|50px|link=MyViewBoard_Clips]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''[[MyViewBoard_Clips|myViewBoard Clips]]'''<sup>1</sup><br>Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.<br>''<sup>1</sup> Available for [[MyViewBoard_Entity|Entity]] accounts.''
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Icon YouTube.svg|50px|link=Magic_Box/YouTub]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/YouTube|YouTube]]'''<br>Search for YouTube videos using keywords.<br>To insert, drag them to the canvas.<br>Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Icon Webpage.svg|50px|link=]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''Webpage'''<br>Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Icon Animated widget.svg|50px|link=Magic_Box/Online Widgets]]
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''[[Magic_Box/Online Widgets|Widgets]]'''<br>Animations that users can insert on the canvas.<br>In '''present mode''', users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
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!style="background-color:#EDEDED;"|[[File:Classroom Sketchfab.svg|50px|link=]]
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|style="background-color:white;text-align:center;"|'''Sketchfab*'''<br>Browse millions of 3D models.<br>Let students explore models at their own pace in present mode.<br>''*Only available in Classroom.''
 
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Use Image Search to locate images that you can use for your lessons. The feature will only return images that are age-appropriate and free from license restrictions. 
 
 
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Image_Search]].
 
  
  
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==Supported file types==
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-magic-box-online-widgets.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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Whiteboard and Classroom can display files from your device (such as your computer or interactive flat panel running Whiteboard), and from your cloud storage. Simply Open the Magic Box and click the first icon (file icon).
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Online Widgets</span>
 
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Online widgets are animated images that can be added to the canvas.  
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[[MyViewBoard.com Quick Start Guide#Bind a Cloud Storage Account|Click here to learn how to link your cloud storage such as Google Drive to your myViewBoard account.]]
  
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Online Widgets|Online Widgets]].
 
  
  
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<big>'''''Whiteboard for Windows/Android supported filetypes'''''</big>
  
{| class="noborder"; float:left"
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{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white;width:auto;"
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-magic-box-throwtool.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;"| Filetypes
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Throw Tool</span>
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;"| Whiteboard for Windows
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!style="background-color:aliceblue;"| Whiteboard for Android
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|'''Whiteboard files'''
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|''.vboard'' for myViewBoard, ''.flipchart'' for Promethean, ''.notebook'' for SMART,<br>''.enb'' for Evernote, and ''.iwb'' for multiple brands
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|''.vboard'' for myViewBoard, and ''.iwb'' for multiple brands
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|'''Documents'''
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt, .one, .url
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.pdf
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|'''Presentations'''
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.ppt, .pptx, Google Slides
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"| -
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|'''Images'''
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg, .ico, .tif, .tiff,
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg
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|'''Audio'''
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|colspan="2" style="background-color:white;text-align:center;" |.mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a
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|'''Video'''
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .asf, .m4v, .avi, .xesc
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|style="background-color:white;text-align: center;"|.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v
 
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The Throw Tool allows others to send images or videos from their device to a myViewBoard session.
 
  
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Throw|Throw (Magic Box)]].
 
  
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<big>'''''Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes'''''</big>
  
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{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white;width:auto;"
| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-pop-quiz.svg|center|40px|link=]]
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!colspan="2" style="background-color:aliceblue;"|'''Supported filetypes'''
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Pop Quiz</span>
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| '''Image Files'''
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| .jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg
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| '''Documents'''
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| .doc, .docx, .pdf<sup>1</sup>
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| '''Presentations'''
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| .ppt, .pptx<sup>1</sup>, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides
 
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''<sup>1</sup> Only for teachers/host.''
  
The Pop Quiz feature is only available for Education entities. Please reach out to your technology director if you’re unsure your district has this or not.
 
 
For more information, see [[Magic_Box/Pop Quiz|Pop Quiz]].
 
  
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| style="width: 10%; text-align: left"|[[File:I-poll-quiz.svg|center|40px|link=]]
 
| style="width: 70%; text-align: left"| <span style="font-size:122%; font-weight:bold ">Poll/Quiz</span>
 
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The Poll/Quiz feature allows teachers to create and ask 4 types of questions.  The Poll/Quiz feature is only available for logged in Premium users.
 
  
For more information, see [[Polls_Quiz|Poll/Quiz]].
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Revision as of 21:57, 4 June 2021

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Business Education Online &
Classroom
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I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg
MT 2 Magic Box.svg

Magic Box is a powerful tool with a many features to add files and interactivity, including:

Pop Quiz - quickly call a pop quiz, and have your audience/students draw or type answers from their own devices
Polls - advanced polls and quizzes with many formats to choose from
Math tools - including a compass, ruler, XY graph, and more
Video-assisted learning with myViewBoard Clips - high quality educational videos and quizzes
Insert YouTube videos
Safe web image search
Interactive widgets


Magic Box is available in Whiteboard and Classroom. Available features differ between platforms.

Business
theme
Education
theme
Online &
Classroom
Resource Off.png
I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg
MT 2 Magic Box.svg

Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows/Android

How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows

Open Magic Box by clicking the Magic Box icon in Whiteboard for Windows icon in the main toolbar.

How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Android

Open Magic Box by clicking the Magic Box icon in Whiteboard for Windows icon in the main toolbar.

Whiteboard is available for both Android and Windows. The Windows version supports more features. All ViewBoard IFPs and myViewBoard Box devices come preinstalled with Whiteboard for Android. Both the Windows and Android versions can be downloaded for free from https://myviewboard.com/download/.


Icons Whiteboard for Windows Whiteboard for Android
AllFiles business.png
I-magic-box-file.svg
File
Click this icon to access I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg local or cloud storage such as
Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive
(click here for cloud integration instructions).
File
Click the local drive icon to access additional folders in your Android device:
Office Off.png Iwb Off.png I-screen-capture-camera-red.svg I-music-note.svg I-round-picture-turquoise.svg,
cloud storages icons will appear after I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg icon
Sticky business.png
I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg
Sticky Notes
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.
LocalTool Off.png
I-magic-box-tools.svg
Tools1
Click here to access many different tools that can be moved about the whiteboard,
such as a clock, timer, compass, calculator, random dice, graph tool, and more.
DocumentCamera Off.png
I-magic-box-camera.svg
Camera1
Click the Camera icon to use your device camera,
and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.
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Icon Clips.svg
Icon Clips.svg
myViewBoard Clips2
Click the icon to browse curated, safe and certified educational videos.
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I-youtube-icon.svg
I-youtube-icon.svg
YouTube
Click the icon to browse YouTube video.
Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.
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Image search business.svg
Icon Image-search-05.svg
Image Search
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.
OnlineResource business.png
I-magic-box-online-widgets.svg
Online Widgets
Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.
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VBoardThrow Off.png
I-magic-box-throwtool.svg
Throw1
Click the icon to browse documents that participants have shared with the whiteboard session.
Participants can do this via myviewboard.com - learn more about Throw here.
VBoardPopQuiz Off.png
I-pop-quiz.svg
Pop Quiz1
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices.
The teacher can view answers from this icon.
PollQuiz business.png
I-poll-quiz.svg
Polls1
Click this icon to create: multiple choice, true or false,
rating, free response, voting, or random draw polls.
Answers can be saved for future reference.
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1 Available for Premium and Entity accounts.
2 Available for Entity accounts.


Magic Box in Classroom & Whiteboard online

How to Open Magic Box in Whiteboard online

Open Magic Box by clicking the Magic Box icon in Whiteboard online icon in the main toolbar.

How to Open Magic Box in Classroom

Open Magic Box by clicking the Magic Box icon in Classroom icon in the main toolbar.


Classroom is a distance and hybrid learning solution available for myViewBoard Entity account types. It is fully browser based and requires no software download for teachers or students. Whiteboard (online) is a lightweight version of Classroom without classroom management features.


Icons Classroom and Whiteboard online
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg This PC
Insert files from your device.
Google drive.svg Google Drive
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg Images
Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Icon Clips.svg myViewBoard Clips1
Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.
1 Available for Entity accounts.
Icon YouTube.svg YouTube
Search for YouTube videos using keywords.
To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
Icon Webpage.svg Webpage
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
Icon Animated widget.svg Widgets
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
Classroom Sketchfab.svg Sketchfab*
Browse millions of 3D models.
Let students explore models at their own pace in present mode.
*Only available in Classroom.


Supported file types

Whiteboard and Classroom can display files from your device (such as your computer or interactive flat panel running Whiteboard), and from your cloud storage. Simply Open the Magic Box and click the first icon (file icon).

Click here to learn how to link your cloud storage such as Google Drive to your myViewBoard account.


Whiteboard for Windows/Android supported filetypes

Filetypes Whiteboard for Windows Whiteboard for Android
Whiteboard files .vboard for myViewBoard, .flipchart for Promethean, .notebook for SMART,
.enb for Evernote, and .iwb for multiple brands
.vboard for myViewBoard, and .iwb for multiple brands
Documents .pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt, .one, .url .pdf
Presentations .ppt, .pptx, Google Slides -
Images .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg, .ico, .tif, .tiff, .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg
Audio .mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a
Video .wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .asf, .m4v, .avi, .xesc .wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v


Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes

Supported filetypes
Image Files .jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg
Documents .doc, .docx, .pdf1
Presentations .ppt, .pptx1, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides

1 Only for teachers/host.



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