Magic Box Tools

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Magic Box tools can boost interactivity and engagement for your presentations, and include several math tools.

Open the Magic Box I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg and then click the tools icon I-magic-box-tools.svg to view available tools. Double-click or drag and drop to add a tool to the canvas.

These tools are available in Whiteboard for Windows. The ruler, protractor, and compass tools are also available in Whiteboard for Android.

Available Tools

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An analog clock based on device time. Click the shuffle icon to randomly change the time.
 
A digital countdown timer. Click the mini clock icon to change the countdown, then click it again to set the time. Press the play icon to begin the countdown. Resize the countdown box by clicking and dragging the arrow icon on the right.
 
A ruler that can be extended and rotated. Click and drag along the numbers to draw a straight line along the edge. Enter a degree angle to change the ruler orientation.
 
Similar to the ruler, a Triangle that can be rotated or expanded. Click and drag along each edge to draw a straight line. Click and drag from the Whiteboard icon in the center to move the protractor.
 
A protractor that can be rotated and resized. Draw lines along each edge. Click the blank red circle icon to switch to a full circle protractor.
 
A compass that can be resized and rotated. Click and drag the pen point to draw along the compass path.
 
A calculator with advanced inputs.
 
Plot straight or freehand lines. Click and drag the edges to expand. Delete by clicking the line icon on the left until an eraser is selected, or click the undo in the main toolbar. Use the icons in the bottom right to change the scale.
 
Use the navigational compass (koershemeter) to measure angles and bearings. Drag the red bearing line, or type an angle. Click and drag the on the edge to expand, on the scale to rotate, and on the inside to move.
 
Use pen to write math formulas and symbols, and click insert to add to the canvas as text.
 
Flash cards allow you to create a question, add an image to one side of the card, and then an answer and another image to the other side of the card. To flip the card, press the light bulb icon.
 
Roll the dice by clicking a die. Add more die, change the color and transparency by clicking the red icons.
 
Add a magnifying glass to the canvas or desktop. Drag the edge of the magnifying glass to change the size, and adjust magnification by clicking the gear icon.
 
Black out the whole screen except for a small circle. Click and drag anywhere on the dark area to move the circle. Drag the edges of the circle to resize/reshape the circle. Click the gear to adjust opacity of dark area.
 
Cover the screen or a section of the screen with an image. The default image is a silver window shade. Click and drag the window shade to move it around and reveal specific sections. A custom image can also be used.

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