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<section begin=intro />
 
<section begin=intro />
[[File:New whiteboard logo.svg|60px|link=]]  '''Whiteboard for Android''' is a digital whiteboard solution designed specifically to be used on an Android device. Whiteboard for Android functions similarly to the Windows version with a few minor differences.  
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[[File:New whiteboard logo.svg|60px|link=]]  '''Whiteboard for Android''' is a digital whiteboard designed specifically to be used on Android devices. All ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) displays run a modified version of Android OS (although they can also have a slot-in in Windows PC in addition), and come preinstalled with Whiteboard.
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Whiteboard for Android functions similarly to the Windows version with a few minor differences. Both work best on touchscreen devices.
 
<section end=intro />
 
<section end=intro />
  
==How-to Guides==
 
For an introduction, information and tutorials on using Whiteboard for Android, see the following guides:
 
  
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|2='''[[myViewBoard for Android Quick Start Guide|Whiteboard for Android <br/>Quick Start Guide]]'''
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|1=Whiteboard for Android Quick Start Guide
|3=This document is a guide to quickly get started with using Whiteboard for Android after installation.
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|2='''[[Whiteboard for Android Quick Start Guide|Whiteboard for Android<br/>Quick Start Guide]]'''
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|3=Whiteboard Toolbar Icons
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|4='''[[Whiteboard for Android Toolbar Icons|Toolbar Icons]]'''
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|5=<span class="iconify" data-icon="ic:baseline-history" data-inline="false"></span> '''[[Whiteboard_for_Android_Release_History|Release History]]'''
 
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==Get Whiteboard==
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|2='''[[myViewBoard for Android Training Guide|Whiteboard for Android <br/>Training Guide]]'''
 
|3=This document is a comprehensive guide to using Whiteboard for Android.
 
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===System requirements===
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{{#lst:Download and install Whiteboard for Android|androidsysreq}}
|2='''[[myViewBoard for Android Toolbar Icons|Whiteboard for Android <br/>Toolbar Icons]]'''
 
|3=This document aims to be a printable guide that users can use as a quick 'cheat sheet' reference to the Whiteboard icons.
 
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===Download and install===
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{{#lst:Download and install Whiteboard for Android|androiddownload}}
  
==Download and Install==
 
  
Before installation, verify that the device meets the following requirements:  
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==Sign in==
* The device is running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher. For optimal performance, Android 7.0 (Nougat) is recommended.
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If you have not yet created a free accountsee [[MyViewBoard.com#Signing Up|signing up for a myViewBoard account]].
* There is no restriction on screen size. However, a resolution of 1080p or higher is recommended for optimal experience. Some UI elements may become inaccessible on smaller screens.
 
 
  
To install the app via the Google Play store:
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{{IconBox|[[File:Sign-in-myViewBoard-w.PNG|right|Whiteboard sign-in panel]]|350px;float:right;padding-top:10px;}}
# Go to the Google Play store.
 
# Search for the Whiteboard for Android app.
 
# Click Install.
 
 
  
Alternatively, you can use the following link to install Whiteboard for Android:
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Launch Whiteboard and sign in with the same Google account, Microsoft account, Apple account, or email account you used for [[myViewBoard.com]].  
* https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.viewsonic.droid
 
  
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The sign-in panel appears in the bottom-right of the screen. If it is hidden, click [[File:I-host-information-show.svg|30px|link=]] to show the sign in panel.
If the device does not have Google Play store:
 
# Go to http://myViewBoard.com
 
# Click <span class="btn"><i class="fa fa-download"></i> Downloads</span>.
 
# Click Whiteboard for Android Download.
 
# Using a QR code reader app, take a picture of the QR code to get the download link.
 
# Open the download link to start downloading the apk.
 
# After the download is complete, click the apk file to start installation.
 
# Wait for the installation to complete.
 
  
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'''''Sign in with your email'''''
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# Provide your email and password.
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# Click {{FA|far fa-check-circle}} .
  
To download the APK file directly, see [[Downloads]].
 
  
Some Interactive Flat Panel displays have Whiteboard for Android installed by default. To launch Whiteboard for Android on these devices, click the slide tool bar, and select the myViewBoard logo. Whiteboard for Android automatically starts.
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'''''Sign in with your Google, Microsoft, or Apple account'''''
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# Click one of the following:
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#* Sign in with [[File:Google.svg|20px|link=]] Google
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#* Sign in with [[File:Microsoft.svg|18px|link=]]  Microsoft
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#* Sign in with [[File:Apple.svg|20px|link=]] Apple
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# Provide your email and password and follow the instructions to log in.
  
==Integration with myViewBoard.com==
 
  
To get the most out of Whiteboard for Android, users need to create a complimentary myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com. Users can sign up with their Google, Microsoft or a regular email address. Having a myViewBoard account provides the following benefits:
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'''''Sign in via Companion App with QR Code'''''
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# Launch the [[MyViewBoard_Companion_App|myViewBoard Companion App]] [[File:Icon companion.svg|25px|link=]] on your mobile device (with internet access).  
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# Sign in using an email address.  
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# Click the QR Code icon to open the phone's camera.
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# Position the phone so that the QR code displayed on the whiteboard is inside the QR code scanner of the companion app.
  
* Sign in from anywhere
 
* Load personal settings and customizations
 
* Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
 
* Use all the features of Whiteboard
 
  
Whiteboard for Android can still be used without signing in. However, some features will be unavailable.
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==Whiteboard working area==
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<gallery widths="600px" heights="360px">
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MVB-ui-android-w-label.png|Whiteboard for Android working area, parts labeled
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</gallery>
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Whiteboard contains an infinite canvas and the ability to add more pages. There is the main toolbar, by default located at the bottom of the screen (it can be snapped to either the sides or bottom), and the floating toolbar, which can be freely dragged around.  
  
For more information, see [[MyViewBoard.com#Signing Up|signing up for a myViewBoard account]].
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For basic digital whiteboarding, there is the pen, shapes, eraser, and text tools.
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For more advanced interactive media, use [[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|25px|link=]] '''''[[Magic Box]]'''''. From here you can import local or cloud files, add sticky notes, mathematical tools, search approved web images, use the device camera, view files shared to the whiteboard via [[Magic_Box_Throw]], and host Pop Quizzes.
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==App Activation==
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==Using Whiteboard==
  
On first run, the android app prompts the user to select the account type to activate.
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===Main toolbar icons===
  
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Toolbar that allows users to add annotations to the canvas area. This toolbar is always fixed to the right, left or bottom side of the program window.
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<div class="MobileOnly">
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<div class="TAB">
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<div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Screen Capture|Screen capture]]'''<br/>Screenshot, record screen, and livestream options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Move Toolbar|Move toolbar]]'''<br/>Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-file-management-menu.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[File Management|File]]'''<br/>Open, save, and export files.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Magic Box|Magic box]]'''<br/>Access cloud and local storage, sticky notes, web images, quizzes, and more.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Embed browser]]'''<br/>Opens the built-in browser to access internet resources. </div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-infinite-canvas.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">[[Infinite Canvas|Infinite canvas]]<br/>Drag to move the canvas. Use two hands to zoom in/out. </div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Selection]]'''<br/>Select objects, text and pictures.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-pen.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Pen]]'''<br/>Draw freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Eraser]]'''<br/>Erase objects. Click twice for more options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Shape_Line]]'''<br/>Draws lines and shapes with different styles. Click again to display shape options.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-text-editor-T.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Text/Handwriting]]'''<br/>Add textbox. </div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:SVG Undo Off.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Undo]]'''<br/>Reverse the previous action.</div>
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</div><div class="DTR">
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<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:SVG Redo Off.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
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<div class="DTC">'''[[Redo]]'''<br/>Reverse the previous undo action.</div>
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</div></div><br/>
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</div>
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<div class="DesktopOnly"><gallery heights="70px" widths="70px">
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I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg|'''[[Screen Capture|Screen capture]]'''<br/>Screenshot, record screen, and livestream options.
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I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|'''[[Move Toolbar|Move toolbar]]'''<br/>Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.
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I-file-management-menu.svg|'''[[File Management|File]]'''<br/>Open, save, and export files.
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I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|'''[[Magic Box|Magic box]]'''<br/>Access cloud and local storage, sticky notes, web images, quizzes, and more.
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I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg|'''[[Embed browser]]''' <br/>Opens the built-in browser to access internet resources.
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I-main-toolbar-infinite-canvas.svg|'''[[Infinite Canvas|Infinite canvas]]'''<br/>Drag to move the canvas. Use two hands to zoom in/out.
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I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg|'''[[Selection]]'''<br/>Select objects, text and pictures.
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I-main-toolbar-pen.svg|'''[[Pen]]'''<br/>Draw freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.
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I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg|'''[[Eraser]]'''<br/>Erase objects. Click twice for more options.
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I-main-toolbar-shape-tool.svg|'''[[Shape_Line]]'''<br/>Draw lines and shapes with different styles.
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I-text-editor-T.svg|'''[[Text/Handwriting]]'''<br/>Add textbox.
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SVG Undo Off.svg|'''[[Undo]]'''<br/>Reverse the previous action.
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SVG Redo Off.svg|'''[[Redo]]'''<br/>Reverse the previous undo action.
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</gallery></div>
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<gallery widths="600px" heights="400px">
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====[[Wireless Presentation]] [[file:I-main-toolbar-casting.svg|40px|link=Wireless Presentation]] (available on some devices)====
Activation-002-mvba.png|Whiteboard for Android activation dialog
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Certain ViewBoard models also support [[Wireless Presentation]], which allows screen sharing from the Whiteboard to other devices, and sharing other devices' screens to the Whiteboard (via myviewboard.com).
</gallery>
 
 
 
 
''For a personal account:''
 
# Click Personal.
 
# Provide a myViewBoard account to activate the application.
 
#* myViewBoard Name
 
#* Email address to receive the activation email.
 
# Specify a Theme.
 
# Click Submit. The app may automatically close at this point.
 
# Before re-opening the Whiteboard for Android app, go to your email client and activate the account by clicking the link in the activation email.
 
# Restart the Whiteboard for Android app, and try signing in.
 
 
 
''For entity accounts:''
 
# Click Entity.
 
# A QR code will be displayed.
 
# Ask an Entity Admin to use his Companion App to activate the application.
 
# Close and restart the Whiteboard for Android app, and try signing in.  
 
 
 
 
 
You will need to go through these steps again if the 'Clear data' and "Clear cache' actions was applied to the Whiteboard for Android app.
 
 
 
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==Whiteboard for Android Working Area==
 
 
 
The Whiteboard for Android working area is divided into the following areas:
 
  
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Unfortunately not all devices can support this feature.
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Workarounds:
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* Use [[myViewBoard Live]] to share the whiteboard screen to others - this is a separate app, but can share your screen while using Whiteboard.
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* To receive screens from other devices, use [[myViewBoard Display]]. This app is preloaded on most ViewBoards. The person sharing their screen does not need to download any software, just go to [https://www.myviewboard.com/display myviewboard.com/display].
  
<gallery widths="600px" heights="400px">
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====Embedded browser [[File:I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg|40px|link=Embed Browser]]====
MVB-ui-android-w-label.png|Whiteboard for Android working area, parts labeled
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Whiteboard includes a built-in web browser. This can be used to access webpages just like any other browser.
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<gallery widths="400px" heights="260px">
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File:Whiteboard for Android Embedded Browser.png|link=
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
{{BR}}
 
  
====Canvas area====
 
  
Main area where users work in. By default, the background of the canvas area is blank. However, this can be customized via the following methods:
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="width:auto; overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
* Click the Whiteboard background management menu to specify another solid color, or one of the predefined images as the background.
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #white;">Embedded browser notes/limitations</div>
* Sign in to your myViewBoard account to load your personal preferences, including any customizations applied to backgrounds, shape lines and magic pens.
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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* The embedded browser does not keep records of previous logins, history or search. If you sign out of the program and access it later, it won’t remember any websites you’ve signed in to.
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* The embedded browser does not support pop-up pages.
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* Only one embedded browser can be active at a time.
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* During playback of online videos, setting the video to fullscreen fills up the whole embedded browser area only.
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</div></div>
  
====Floating toolbar====
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===Magic Box [[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|38px|link=]]===
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====Import lessons and content====
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* Whiteboard can display your existing content in many common filetypes, such as Microsoft PowerPoint, many image and video files, and also PDF files.
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* Import content by first clicking or tapping [[File:I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg|25px|link=https://wiki.myviewboard.com/Magic_Box]] [[Magic Box]] in the main toolbar. From here you can navigate local (device) storage [[File:I-background-menu-local-harddrive.svg|25px|link=]], or your cloud storage account such as OneDrive [[File:I-cloud-integration-onedrive-buisness-g.svg|25px|link=]] or Google Drive [[File:I-cloud-integration-google-drive-g.svg|25px|link=]] [[Cloud Integration|(click here to read how to link you third-party accounts to your myViewBoard account)]].
  
This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.
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<section begin=Import lessons and content />
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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;" title="Click to expand">'''Supported file formats'''</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white;width:auto;"
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!colspan=2 style="background-color:aliceblue;"| Whiteboard for Android supported filetypes
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|-
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|'''Whiteboard files'''
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|''.vboard'' for myViewBoard, and ''.iwb'' for multiple brands
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|-
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|'''Documents'''
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|.pdf,
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|-
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|'''Images'''
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|.png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg
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|-
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|'''Audio'''
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|.mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a
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|-
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|'''Video'''
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|.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mp4, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v
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|}
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</div></div>
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<section end=Import lessons and content />
  
When in Windows mode, the floating toolbar also contains icons from the main toolbar, which is hidden in Windows mode.
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====Annotation tools====
<section begin=WindowsFTB/><div class="DesktopOnly">
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'''Pen, eraser, shapes, text tools'''
<gallery heights="70px" widths="70px">
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These core digital whiteboard tools are always visible and accessible from the main toolbar.
I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|'''[[Move Floating toolbar]]''' <br/>Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.
 
I-floating-toolbar-presentation-mode.svg|'''[[Presentation Mode]]''' <br/>Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode, hiding the Windows task bar and title bar.
 
I-floating-tool-bar-clipboard.svg|'''[[Paste from clipboard]]''' <br/>Inserts the current clipboard content onto the canvas.
 
I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg|'''[[Embed browser]]''' <br/>Opens the built-in browser to access internet resources.
 
I-floating-toolbar-previous-page.svg|'''[[Previous Page]]''' <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
 
I-floating-toolbar-next-page.svg|'''[[Next Page]]''' <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page. 
 
I-page-management-page-add.svg|'''[[New Page]]''' <br/>Adds a new page to the canvas.
 
</gallery></div>
 
  
<div class="MobileOnly">
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Double tap/click each icon for extra options, listed below. There are also undo and redo features in the main toolbar.
{| class="wikitable" style="background-color:white;width:auto;border-bottom:solid 1px #eee;"
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="width:auto; overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
|[[File:I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|70px|link=Move Floating toolbar]]
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<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #white;">[[File:I-main-toolbar-pen.svg|30px|link=]]'''[[Pen]] tool options'''</div>
|'''[[Move Floating toolbar]]'''<br>Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.  
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{|
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|{{IconBox|[[File:I-pen-marker.svg|center|30px|link=]]}}
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|'''[[Pen_Marker|Marker]]'''<br>Draw on the canvas with different colors and line sizes.<br>
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|-
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|{{IconBox|[[File:I-pen-highlighter.svg|center|30px|link=]]}}
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|'''[[Pen_Highlighter|Highlighter]]'''<br>Draw over items on the canvas to add emphasis. Five preset colors available.<br>
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|-
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|{{IconBox|[[File:I-pen-ai.svg|center|13px|link=]]}}
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|'''[[Pen_AI Pen|AI Pen]]'''<br>This opens a new area to draw in. The left panel displays graphics that the AI believes matches the user's drawing. To add a graphic, just drag and drop onto the whiteboard. You can change the color, undo and redo, and delete all from within the drawing area.<br>
 
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|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-presentation-mode.svg|70px|link=Presentation Mode]]
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|{{IconBox|[[File:I-shape-pen-bird.svg|center|35px|link=]]}}
|'''[[Presentation Mode]]''' <br>Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode, hiding the Windows task bar and title bar.
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|'''[[Pen/Shape Pen|Shape Pen]]'''<br>Draws lines as a series of repeating shapes. Choose from preset shapes with sliders for size and opacity. [[Shape Pen|Click here to learn how to add custom images]].<br>
 
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|[[File:I-floating-tool-bar-clipboard.svg|70px|link=Paste from clipboard]]
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|{{IconBox|[[File:I-magic-pen-line-red-white.svg|center|35px|link=]]}}
|'''[[Paste from clipboard]]'''<br>Inserts the current clipboard content onto the canvas.  
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|'''[[Pen/Magic Line Pen|Magic Line Pen]]'''<br>The Magic Line pen acts like a background reveal tool. Choose from different presets or [[Magic Line Pen#Upload custom images|upload your own images]]. ''Tip: this tool can be used together with gridlines from the background menu to create a fun guess-the-picture game for participants.''<br>
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|}
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</div></div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="width:auto; 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 #white;">[[File:I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg|30px|link=]] '''[[Eraser]] options'''</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{|
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|[[File:I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg|center|30px|link=]]
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|The default eraser. There is a slider to change the size.<br>
 
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|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg|70px|link=Embed browser]]
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|[[File:I-eraser-menu-eraser-selection.svg|center|30px|link=]]
|'''[[Embed browser]]''' <br>Opens the built-in browser to access internet resources.
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|Draw a circle to erase all pen marks '''completely''' within that area. Make sure to draw a complete loop around the entirety of what you wish to erase.<br>
 
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|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-previous-page.svg|70px|link=Previous Page]]
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|[[File:I-eraser-menu-trashcan.svg|center|28px|link=]]
|'''[[Previous Page]]''' <br>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
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|This clears everything from the whiteboard including pen, images, and imported documents. It does not clear widgets or tools. You can choose to apply to the current or every whiteboard page.<br>
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|}
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</div></div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="width:auto; 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 #white;">[[File:I-main-toolbar-shape-tool.svg|30px|link=]] '''[[Shape_Line]] options'''</div>
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{|
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|[[File:I-shapes-tool.svg|center|30px|link=]]
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|Click this icon twice to access color, width, opacity, and types of shapes. There is also the [[File:I-shapes-paint-color-bucket.svg|20px|link=]] fill with color option. ''Note: shape tool icon in the main toolbar changes when different shapes are selected.''<br>
 
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|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-next-page.svg|70px|link=Next Page]]
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|[[File:I-3d-shapes-cube.svg|center|30px|link=]]
|'''[[Next Page]]''' <br>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.
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|Click for various 3D shapes.<br>
 
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|[[File:I-page-management-page-add.svg|70px|link=New Page]]
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|[[File:I-lines-arrow-connector-dotted.svg|center|30px|link=]]
|'''[[New Page]]'''<br/>Adds a new page to the canvas.  
+
|Click for various arrow designs. <br>
 +
|}
 +
</div></div>
 +
<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed plus-toggle" style="width:auto; overflow:auto;border:solid 1px #white; padding:8px;">
 +
<div class="mw-collapsible-toggle" style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;float:none;border-bottom:solid 1px #white;">[[File:I-text-editor-T.svg|30px|link=]] '''[[Text/Handwriting]] options'''</div>
 +
<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
 +
{|
 +
| [[File:I-text-editor-T.svg|center|30px|link=]]
 +
| Click the [[Text/Handwriting|Text]] icon once, and then clicking on the whiteboard, allows you to add text at that location. There is an adorning Text Editor window with options to change the font, size, style and formatting of the text.  
 
|}
 
|}
 +
</div></div>
  
====Main toolbar====
+
====Pop Quizzes [[File:I-pop-quiz.svg|40px|link=]]====
 +
From Magic Box, click the [[File:I-pop-quiz.svg|40px|link=]] [[Pop Quiz]] icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices. The teacher can view answers from this icon. Users must be signed in to create Pop Quizzes.
  
''More information:'' [[Whiteboard for Android Main Toolbar]]
+
===Floating toolbar icons===
 +
This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.
  
Toolbar that allows users to add annotations to the canvas area. This toolbar is always fixed to the right, left or bottom side of the program window.
+
<div class="DesktopOnly"><gallery heights="70px" widths="70px">
 +
I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|'''[[Move Floating toolbar]]''' <br/>Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.
 +
I-floating-toolbar-presentation-mode.svg|'''[[Presentation Mode]]''' <br/>Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.
 +
I-floating-tool-bar-clipboard.svg|'''[[Paste from clipboard]]''' <br/>Inserts the current clipboard content onto the canvas. 
 +
I-floating-toolbar-previous-page.svg|'''[[Previous Page]]''' <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
 +
I-floating-toolbar-next-page.svg|'''[[Next Page]]''' <br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page. 
 +
I-page-management-page-add.svg|'''[[New Page]]''' <br/>Adds a new page to the canvas.
 +
I-page-blank.svg|'''[[Page]]'''<br/>View and manage pages. Drag and drop to reorder.
 +
</gallery></div>
  
<gallery heights="90px" widths="90px">
+
<div class="MobileOnly">
I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg| [[Screen Capture|Screen capture]]<br/>Displays options for capturing the contents of the canvas.
+
<div class="TAB">
I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg| [[Move Toolbar|Move toolbar]]<br/>Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.
+
<div class="DTR">
I-file-management-menu.svg| [[File Management|File]]<br/>Displays options for opening, saving, and exporting files.
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg|link=]]}}</div>
I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg| [[Magic Box|Magic box]]<br/>Displays various tools that you can insert into the canvas.
+
<div class="DTC">[[Move Floating toolbar]]<br/>Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.</div>
I-main-toolbar-infinite-canvas.svg| [[Infinite Canvas|Infinite canvas]]<br/>Drag to move the canvas. Use two hands to zoom in/out.
+
</div><div class="DTR">
I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg| [[Selection]]<br/>Selects objects, text and pictures.
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-presentation-mode.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
I-main-toolbar-pen.svg| [[Pen]]<br/>Draws freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.
+
<div class="DTC">[[Presentation Mode]]<br/>Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.</div>
I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg| [[Eraser]]<br/>Erases objects, based on the last mode selected.  
+
</div><div class="DTR">
I-main-toolbar-shape-tool.svg| [[Shape/Line]]<br/>Draws lines and shapes with different styles.
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-floating-tool-bar-clipboard.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
I-text-editor-T.svg| [[Text/Handwriting]]<br/>Creates a textbox. Click again to switch to handwriting recognition.
+
<div class="DTC">[[Paste from clipboard]]<br/>Inserts the current clipboard content onto the canvas.</div>
SVG Undo Off.svg| [[Undo]]<br/>Reverses the previous action
+
</div><div class="DTR">
SVG Redo Off.svg| [[Redo]]<br/>Reverses the previous undo action.
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-previous-page.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
I-page-blank.svg| [[Page]]<br/>Creates, selects, sorts, and deletes pages.
+
<div class="DTC">[[Previous Page]]<br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.</div>
</gallery>
+
</div><div class="DTR">
{{BR}}
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-floating-toolbar-next-page.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
 
+
<div class="DTC">[[Next Page]]<br/>If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.</div>
====Title bar====
+
</div><div class="DTR">
 
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-page-management-page-add.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
''More information:'' [[Title bar]]
+
<div class="DTC">[[New Page]]<br/>Adds a new page to the canvas.</div>
 
+
</div><div class="DTR">  
A toolbar that appears at the topmost section of the Whiteboard program. If logged in, this toolbar displays the user account currently logged in. It also provides access to the following options:
+
<div class="DTC">{{IconBox|[[File:I-page-blank.svg|center|link=]]}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC">[[Page]]<br/>View and manage pages. Drag and drop to reorder.</div>
 +
</div></div><br/>
 +
</div>
  
* Notifications
+
===Change the background===
* Settings
+
<section begin=Android background />
* Close button
+
<gallery widths="400px" heights="260px">
 
+
File:Whiteboard for Android background menu.png|link=
 
 
<gallery heights="90px" widths="90px">
 
I-title-bar-notification-bell.svg | '''Notifications''' <br/>Lists events logged during the current Whiteboard session 
 
I-settings-gear-white.svg      | '''Settings''' <br/>Opens the settings window
 
I-title-x-exit.svg  | '''Close''' <br/>Quits the current session and closes the Whiteboard application window
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
  
The following icons are available on selected Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs) only.
+
Change the background by clicking the [[File:I-background-menu.svg|35px|link=]] 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.  
 
 
<gallery heights="90px" widths="90px">
 
I-title-bar-cloud-drives.svg| '''Cloud storage'''  <br/>Indicates which cloud storage service provider is enabled.
 
I-wireless-presentation-blue.svg        | '''Casting''' <br/>Indicates if casting is enabled.
 
</gallery>
 
 
 
==Differences with Whiteboard for Windows==
 
  
Whiteboard for Android includes almost the same features as the Whiteboard for Windows program, except for the following differences: 
+
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 [[myViewBoard Original Content|this page on the wiki]].
  
* Compared to the Whiteboard for Windows program, the main toolbar in the Whiteboard for Android app does not have the Windows Toggle and the Cast tools. Whiteboard for Android does not support casting. However, selected ViewBoard models may be preinstalled with special IFP versions of the Whiteboard for Android app that support casting.  
+
<div class="TAB">
* Whiteboard for Android does not have a handle bar to resize the Whiteboard program.
+
<div class="DTR">
* Whiteboard for Windows has additional 'quick access' icons on its title bar. These features are not displayed on Whiteboard for Android title bar, but they can still be accessed by doing the following:
+
<div class="DTR">
: - ''Help'' - Click the settings menu, and then click the {{FA|fas fa-info-circle}} icon
+
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:FollowMe BG Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
: - ''Integrated cloud solutions'' - Click the Magic Box tool, and click the icon of the integrated cloud service.
+
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-FollowMe-setting.svg|link=]]|50px}}</div>
+
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''FollowMe Images'''''<br/>Displays custom images uploaded to your cloud storage account. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Color BG Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-adorning-menu-color.svg |link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Color Palette'''''<br/>Sets a solid or gradient color as the background. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:BuiltIn_BG_Bis.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-pre-installed.svg|link=]]|50px}} </div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Pre-installed'''''<br/>Displays backgrounds that come pre-installed with Whiteboard. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">[[File:Icon_originals.svg|50px|link=myViewBoard Originals]]</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">
 +
[[File:Icon_originals.svg|50px|link=myViewBoard Originals]]</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;"> '''''[[MyViewBoard_Original_Content|myViewBoard Originals]]'''''<br/>Displays original backgrounds created by myViewBoard. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:LocalAdd BG Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-local-harddrive.svg|link=]]|50px}} </div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Local hard drive'''''<br/>Use images from the user's hard drive. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:AddBackground.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-select-Image.svg|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;"> '''''Select Image'''''<br/>Select images from the local hard drive to use as background.<br/> It is recommended that selected images match your screen's resolution. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
</div>
  
==More Information==
 
  
For more information about Whiteboard for Android, visit the following links:  
+
There are also the following options for overlays to the background (can be applied in addition to backgrounds):
 +
<div class="TAB">
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Grid Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-grid.svg|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Grid'''''<br/>Displays a grid over the canvas. The color of the grid changes depending on the background color. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Watermark Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-confidential.svg|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Confidential'''''<br/>Displays a 'confidential' watermark. The watermark may not be visible on certain background colors. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:DateTime Off.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:I-background-menu-date-time.svg|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''''Date Time'''''<br/>Displays the current date and time in the top right of the canvas. <br/>Click the icon to show or hide the date and time. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
</div>
 +
<section end=Android background />
  
 +
==Share and present==
 +
Whiteboard can be used to collaborate and present ideas to those onsite, and those online but at a different location. Users can record and stream their screens. Viewers can also wirelessly share files to the whiteboard, without having to install any software.
  
* [[myViewBoard for Android#top|Whiteboard for Android]]
+
'''Record your session'''</br>
* [[MyViewBoard_for_Android_Quick_Start_Guide|Whiteboard for Android Quick Start Guide]]
+
In the main toolbar click the '''Screen Capture''' icon [[file:I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg|35px|link=]]. From the new window, you will have the following options:
* [[MyViewBoard_for_Android_Toolbar_Icons|Whiteboard for Android Toolbar Icons one pager]]
 
* [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.viewsonic.droid Download Whiteboard for Android]
 
* [[myViewBoard for Android Release History|Whiteboard for Android Release History]]
 
 
  
<br/>
+
<div class="TAB">
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Whiteboard for Android business theme screenshot.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:ScreenShot FullScreen.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''Screenshot'''<br/>Full screenshot of current screen, pasted onto canvas.</div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:ScreenShot_Rectangle_business.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:ScreenShot Rectangle.png|link=]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''Rectangular screenshot'''<br/>Draw a rectangular area and release to take a screenshot. The image is pasted onto the canvas. </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Icon_Recorder.svg|link=myViewBoard Record]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:Icon_Recorder.svg|link=myViewBoard Record]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''[[myViewBoard Record]]'''<br/>Open Record overlay.Use this to record your screen and save locally. </br>''Requires the Record app to have been installed already.'' </div>
 +
</div>
 +
<div class="DTR">
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#323232; border-color: #323232;">{{IconBox|[[File:Icon Live full.svg|link=myViewBoard Live]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="text-align:center;vertical-align: middle;background-color:#CCC4A1; border-color: #CCC4A1;">{{IconBox|[[File:Icon Live full.svg|link=myViewBoard Live]]|50px}}</div>
 +
<div class="DTC" style="vertical-align: middle;">'''[[myViewBoard Live]]'''<br/>Open myViewBoard Live as an overlay. Use this to livestream to sites like YouTube or Facebook. </br>''Requires Live to have been installed already.''</div>
 +
</div>
 +
</div>
  
==Related Media==
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==Videos tutorials==
  
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Latest revision as of 13:58, 5 August 2021

New whiteboard logo.svg Whiteboard for Android is a digital whiteboard designed specifically to be used on Android devices. All ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) displays run a modified version of Android OS (although they can also have a slot-in in Windows PC in addition), and come preinstalled with Whiteboard.

Whiteboard for Android functions similarly to the Windows version with a few minor differences. Both work best on touchscreen devices.



Guide-book.svg
Toolbar-bottom.svg



Get Whiteboard

System requirements

  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher.
  • We recommend a minimum screen resolution of 1080p, as buttons may be difficult to see on smaller or lower resolution screens.


Download and install

To install the app via the Google Play store:

  1. Go to the Google Play store.
  2. Search for myViewBoard Whiteboard.
  3. Click Install.

Alternatively, you can use the following link to install Whiteboard for Android:

To download the APK file, go to myviewboard.com and click Resources > Downloads > Whiteboard for Android, or go directly to https://myviewboard.com/download/#Android. Once the file has downloaded, open it to install - you may need to grant permission to install apps from unknown sources.

Some Interactive Flat Panel displays have Whiteboard for Android installed by default. To launch Whiteboard for Android on these devices, click the side tool bar, and select the myViewBoard logo. Whiteboard for Android automatically starts.


Activate

  1. Open Whiteboard if not already open.
  2. Click Activate in the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Click User (Entity Admin is for IT or organization managers).
  4. Next, enter a name1 for this instance of the Whiteboard software and your email address twice and click Submit.
  5. Open the email and follow the link to activate the software.

Congratulations, you can now use Whiteboard!


1Note for admins: Whiteboard name here refers to the software instance name. This is not a user's myViewBoard name. It can be changed by administrators via Entity Management > Software Instances.






Sign in

If you have not yet created a free account, see signing up for a myViewBoard account.

Whiteboard sign-in panel

Launch Whiteboard and sign in with the same Google account, Microsoft account, Apple account, or email account you used for myViewBoard.com.

The sign-in panel appears in the bottom-right of the screen. If it is hidden, click I-host-information-show.svg to show the sign in panel.

Sign in with your email

  1. Provide your email and password.
  2. Click .


Sign in with your Google, Microsoft, or Apple account

  1. Click one of the following:
    • Sign in with Google.svg Google
    • Sign in with Microsoft.svg Microsoft
    • Sign in with Apple.svg Apple
  2. Provide your email and password and follow the instructions to log in.


Sign in via Companion App with QR Code

  1. Launch the Companion Icon companion.svg on your mobile device (with internet access).
  2. Sign in using an email address.
  3. Click the QR Code icon to open the phone's camera.
  4. Position the phone so that the QR code displayed on the whiteboard is inside the QR code scanner of the companion app.


Whiteboard working area


Whiteboard contains an infinite canvas and the ability to add more pages. There is the main toolbar, by default located at the bottom of the screen (it can be snapped to either the sides or bottom), and the floating toolbar, which can be freely dragged around.

For basic digital whiteboarding, there is the pen, shapes, eraser, and text tools. For more advanced interactive media, use I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg Magic Box. From here you can import local or cloud files, add sticky notes, mathematical tools, search approved web images, use the device camera, view files shared to the whiteboard via Throw, and host Pop Quizzes.

Using Whiteboard

Main toolbar icons

Toolbar that allows users to add annotations to the canvas area. This toolbar is always fixed to the right, left or bottom side of the program window.

I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg
Screen capture
Screenshot, record screen, and livestream options.
I-main-toolbar-move-canvas.svg
Move toolbar
Click and drag to move toolbar to the side of the screen.
I-file-management-menu.svg
File
Open, save, and export files.
I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg
Magic box
Access cloud and local storage, sticky notes, web images, quizzes, and more.
I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg
Embedded browser
Opens the built-in browser to access internet resources.
I-main-toolbar-infinite-canvas.svg
Infinite canvas
Drag to move the canvas. Use two hands to zoom in/out.
I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg
Selection
Select objects, text and pictures.
I-main-toolbar-pen.svg
Pen
Draw freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.
I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg
Eraser
Erase objects. Click twice for more options.
I-main-toolbar-selection-tool.svg
Shapes and Lines
Draws lines and shapes with different styles. Click again to display shape options.
I-text-editor-T.svg
SVG Undo Off.svg
Undo
Reverse the previous action.
SVG Redo Off.svg
Redo
Reverse the previous undo action.


Wireless Presentation I-main-toolbar-casting.svg (available on some devices)

Certain ViewBoard models also support Wireless Presentation, which allows screen sharing from the Whiteboard to other devices, and sharing other devices' screens to the Whiteboard (via myviewboard.com).

Unfortunately not all devices can support this feature. Workarounds:

  • Use myViewBoard Live to share the whiteboard screen to others - this is a separate app, but can share your screen while using Whiteboard.
  • To receive screens from other devices, use myViewBoard Display. This app is preloaded on most ViewBoards. The person sharing their screen does not need to download any software, just go to myviewboard.com/display.

Embedded browser I-floating-toolbar-embeded-browser.svg

Whiteboard includes a built-in web browser. This can be used to access webpages just like any other browser.


Embedded browser notes/limitations
  • The embedded browser does not keep records of previous logins, history or search. If you sign out of the program and access it later, it won’t remember any websites you’ve signed in to.
  • The embedded browser does not support pop-up pages.
  • Only one embedded browser can be active at a time.
  • During playback of online videos, setting the video to fullscreen fills up the whole embedded browser area only.

Magic Box I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg

Import lessons and content


Supported file formats
Whiteboard for Android supported filetypes
Whiteboard files .vboard for myViewBoard, and .iwb for multiple brands
Documents .pdf,
Images .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg
Audio .mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a
Video .wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mp4, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v


Annotation tools

Pen, eraser, shapes, text tools These core digital whiteboard tools are always visible and accessible from the main toolbar.

Double tap/click each icon for extra options, listed below. There are also undo and redo features in the main toolbar.

I-main-toolbar-pen.svgPen tool options
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Marker
Draw on the canvas with different colors and line sizes.
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Highlighter
Draw over items on the canvas to add emphasis. Five preset colors available.
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AI Pen
This opens a new area to draw in. The left panel displays graphics that the AI believes matches the user's drawing. To add a graphic, just drag and drop onto the whiteboard. You can change the color, undo and redo, and delete all from within the drawing area.
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Shape Pen
Draws lines as a series of repeating shapes. Choose from preset shapes with sliders for size and opacity. Click here to learn how to add custom images.
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Magic Line Pen
The Magic Line pen acts like a background reveal tool. Choose from different presets or upload your own images. Tip: this tool can be used together with gridlines from the background menu to create a fun guess-the-picture game for participants.
I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg Eraser options
I-eraser-menu-eraser.svg
The default eraser. There is a slider to change the size.
I-eraser-menu-eraser-selection.svg
Draw a circle to erase all pen marks completely within that area. Make sure to draw a complete loop around the entirety of what you wish to erase.
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This clears everything from the whiteboard including pen, images, and imported documents. It does not clear widgets or tools. You can choose to apply to the current or every whiteboard page.
I-shapes-tool.svg
Click this icon twice to access color, width, opacity, and types of shapes. There is also the I-shapes-paint-color-bucket.svg fill with color option. Note: shape tool icon in the main toolbar changes when different shapes are selected.
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Click for various 3D shapes.
I-lines-arrow-connector-dotted.svg
Click for various arrow designs.
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Click the Text icon once, and then clicking on the whiteboard, allows you to add text at that location. There is an adorning Text Editor window with options to change the font, size, style and formatting of the text.

Pop Quizzes I-pop-quiz.svg

From Magic Box, click the I-pop-quiz.svg Pop Quiz icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices. The teacher can view answers from this icon. Users must be signed in to create Pop Quizzes.

Floating toolbar icons

This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.

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Move Floating toolbar
Drag to move the Floating Toolbar around the canvas.
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Present mode
Switches the canvas to fullscreen mode.
I-floating-tool-bar-clipboard.svg
Paste from clipboard
Inserts the current clipboard content onto the canvas.
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Previous Page
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the previous page.
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Next Page
If the canvas contains multiple pages, displays the next page.
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New Page
Adds a new page to the canvas.
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Pages in Whiteboard
View and manage pages. Drag and drop to reorder.

Change the background


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.

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FollowMe Images
Displays custom images uploaded to your cloud storage account.
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Color Palette
Sets a solid or gradient color as the background.
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Pre-installed
Displays backgrounds that come pre-installed with Whiteboard.
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myViewBoard Originals
Displays original backgrounds created by myViewBoard.
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Local hard drive
Use images from the user's hard drive.
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I-background-menu-select-Image.svg
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):

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I-background-menu-grid.svg
Grid
Displays a grid over the canvas. The color of the grid changes depending on the background color.
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I-background-menu-confidential.svg
Confidential
Displays a 'confidential' watermark. The watermark may not be visible on certain background colors.
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I-background-menu-date-time.svg
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.


Share and present

Whiteboard can be used to collaborate and present ideas to those onsite, and those online but at a different location. Users can record and stream their screens. Viewers can also wirelessly share files to the whiteboard, without having to install any software.

Record your session
In the main toolbar click the Screen Capture icon I-main-toolbar-screen-capture.svg. From the new window, you will have the following options:

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Screenshot
Full screenshot of current screen, pasted onto canvas.
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Rectangular screenshot
Draw a rectangular area and release to take a screenshot. The image is pasted onto the canvas.
Icon Recorder.svg
Icon Recorder.svg
myViewBoard Record
Open Record overlay.Use this to record your screen and save locally.
Requires the Record app to have been installed already.
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myViewBoard Live
Open myViewBoard Live as an overlay. Use this to livestream to sites like YouTube or Facebook.
Requires Live to have been installed already.

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