myViewBoard



A digital whiteboard for Windows, Android, iOS and online.

A digital whiteboard for Windows, Android, iOS and online.

Annotate the canvas

On this page, review available annotation tools within myViewBoard across all versions.

Pen tools

Use the Pen tool to draw freehand lines and shapes. Available pens vary between Whiteboard versions.

Access pens by following these steps:

  1. Select the Pen tool in the main toolbar.
  2. The default selection is the black marker.
  3. Begin writing on the canvas if you want to begin annotating.
  4. Press again for the Marker menu or for switching between the different Pen tools.  
  5. Press one of the 3 colored dots above the pen tool to quickly switch colors.

For a full breakdown of available pen tools and how to use them, view the pen tools page.

Eraser

The Eraser tool erases objects on the canvas. Press  a second time to access additional eraser options that make clearing more objects easier.

For a full breakdown of available eraser options, view the eraser tools page.

Shapes and Lines

Use the Shapes and Lines tool to insert 2D shapes, 3D shapes, lines, and tables with different styles.

Access the Shapes and Lines tools by following these steps:

  1. Select Shapes and Lines  in the main toolbar.
  2. The default selection is a black square .
  3. Begin creating a square on the canvas at any time by tapping and dragging to your desired size.
  4. Press again to access a menu of different shapes and lines.

For a full breakdown of available shapes and lines options, view the shapes and lines page.

Text editor and tools

With the text editor , input and format text onto the canvas.

The Windows version of myViewBoard supports more text options, including Immersive Reader, text-to-speech, and more.

For a full breakdown of available text editor and tools options, view the text tools page.

Adorning menu

Select an object using the select tool to display the adorning menu next to that object.

All objects

These options are available for all selected objects.

Windows

Fade Fade a selected object in or out.
(Shapes and Lines do not support this feature.)
Spin Spin an object, as you would a spinner in a board game.

Lock
Lock the position of selected objects.
Moveable Lock >Move objects without displaying the Adorning Menu.
Cut Cut selected objects.
Link Embed a link into a selected object.
Copy Copy selected objects.
Drag-to-Copy Once turned on, drag an object to create a copy of it.
Mirror object Create a mirrored copy of a selected object.
Flip object Flip a selected object along a selected axis.
Delete Delete selected objects.
Save object Save a selected object.
Group Group selected objects.
Align multiple objects Align objects horizontally or vertically with multiple options available.
Delete

Android & iOS

Fade Fade a selected object in or out.
(Shapes and Lines do not support this feature.)
Spin Spin an object, as you would a spinner in a board game.

Lock
Lock the position of selected objects.
Moveable Lock >Move objects without displaying the Adorning Menu.
Cut Cut selected objects.
Link Embed a link into a selected object.
Copy Copy selected objects.
Drag-to-Copy Once turned on, drag an object to create a copy of it.
Mirror object Create a mirrored copy of a selected object.
Flip object Flip a selected object along a selected axis.
Delete Delete selected objects.
Save object Save a selected object.
Group Group selected objects.
Delete

Special Objects

These options are available for all selected objects.

Windows

Line Thickness Adjust line thickness using a slider.
Opacity Set transparency of an object's fill (not its border).
Also affects strokes made with Pen tools.
Color Change the color of selected lines or text.
Color Fill Change the color fill of selected objects.
Show Measurements Show measurements of a shape or line.
Only for 2D shapes and lines.
Segments Divide a shape into equal segments (or slices for a circle).
Only for 2D shapes.
Inner Circle Add a circle inside a shape.
Only for certain 2D shapes.
Outer Circle Add a circle outside a shape.
Only for certain 2D shapes.
Pie or Arc Convert a circle into a pie or arc object.
Combine Shapes Merge multiple selected shapes into a single shape.
Only for multiple 2D shapes.
Remove Color Remove a specific color in an image.
Crop Image Edit an image to only show a custom region.
Fit to Screen Resize a selected image to fill the whole screen within your canvas view.
Set as Background Set a selected image as the canvas background.
Object Layers Set order objects display over each other, with options to display objects at the back or front.
Sticky Notes Layers Collect all Sticky Notes in a pop-up window.
Great for when many Sticky Notes cover the canvas.
Text-to-Speech Have text read aloud.
Only for text content.
Delete

Android & iOS

Line Thickness Adjust line thickness using a slider.
Opacity Set transparency of an object's fill (not its border).
Also affects strokes made with Pen tools.
Color Change the color of selected lines or text.
Color Fill Change the color fill of selected objects.
Segments Divide a shape into equal segments (or slices for a circle).
Only for 2D shapes.
Inner Circle Add a circle inside a shape.
Only for certain 2D shapes.
Outer Circle Add a circle outside a shape.
Only for certain 2D shapes.
Crop Image Edit an image to only show a custom region.
Fit to Screen Resize a selected image to fill the whole screen within your canvas view.
Set as Background Set a selected image as the canvas background.
Object Layers Set order objects display over each other, with options to display objects at the back or front.
Delete

Knowledge Base

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