myViewBoard Knowledge Base


myViewBoard Whiteboard


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

myViewBoard Whiteboard

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

Whiteboard settings

To change myViewBoard Whiteboard settings, press in the title bar (top-right of the screen).

To configure even more settings affecting your Whiteboard experience, sign in to myviewboard.com and go to the
 FollowMe settings.

User and technical settings

Windows

User preferences

On first opening the settings window, you will see the User Preferences tab.

User preferences tab.

The following user preference settings are available:

Theme

Select from two themes based on your preference:

  • Light: This is the default view upon first opening Whiteboard.
  • Dark: This view alters the UI to a dark theme.
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Language

Select the language which will display in Whiteboard's UI. After selecting a language, the Whiteboard UI will update immediately.

Language name (English) Native name
Arabic العربية
Bangla বাংলা
Basque Euskara
Catalan Català
Chinese (Traditional) 繁體中文
Danish Dansk
Dutch Nederlands
English English
Estonian Eesti
Finnish Suomalainen
French Français
German Deutsch
Greek ελληνικά
Hindi हिन्दी
Hungarian Magyar
Indonesian Indonesian
Italian Italiano
Japanese 日本語
Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ
Kazakh Қазақ тілі
Latvian Latviešu
Lithuanian Lietuvių
Malaysian Malay
Marathi मराठी
Polish Polskie
Portuguese Português
Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
Romanian Română
Russian Pyccкий
Slovak Slovenščina
Spanish Espaňol
Swedish Svenska
Tamil தமிழ்
Telugu తెలుగు
Thai ไทย
Turkish Türkçe
Ukranian україна
Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
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Visual Aid

For those in need of color-blind support, Whiteboard offers different visual filters. Select from the following:

  • Off
  • Inverted color
  • Grayscale
  • Grayscale inverted
  • Deuteranopia
  • Protanopia
  • Tritanopia

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VISUAL AID NOTE

Whiteboard Visual Aid cannot be run at the same time as Windows Color Filter. Ensure Windows Color Filter is turned off when enabling Whiteboard Visual Aid.

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Configuration toggles

The following can be toggled on or off, with all configurations enabled by default:

  • Pen Auto-smoothing: Automatically smooth out lines created by writing with Pen tools.
  • Units: Switch between Metric and Imperial. These measurement units appear when creating shapes with Shapes tools and when using Magic Box tools.
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Text Font

Configure the default font type and font size when using the Text tool .

Default font size, font weight, and font color can also be configured at myViewBoard.com >  FollowMe.

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Handwriting Recognizer

Set the language that Whiteboard's built-in handwriting recognition will detect. The following options are currently supported:

  • Microsoft English (US) Handwriting Recognizer
  • Microsoft English (Canada) Handwriting Recognizer
  • Microsoft 中文 (繁體) 手寫辨識器
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Text to Speech Settings

Configure default text-to-speech settings:

  • Voice: Select from pre-installed voices (must be installed in your system already).
  • Speed: Adjust how fast the voice reads text.
  • Volume: Adjust the volume of the voice when reading text.

These options affect the Text to Speech option available within the Text Editor pop-up when inputting text to the canvas.

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Technical settings

Press to view the Technical Settings tab.

Technical Settings tab.

The following technical settings are available:

  • Autorun at Windows Startup: Automatically start myViewBoard Whiteboard when starting your computer.
  • Default ModeSelect whether Whiteboard will start in Prepare, Present, or Desktop Mode.
  • Palm Eraser: Enable erasing objects on the canvas using a closed palm on some Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs). Erase pen strokes even when the Pen tool is not selected.
  • GPU Acceleration: Enables devices with a dedicated graphics card to allot extra computing power toward improving Whiteboard performance.
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Android

Settings

On first opening the settings window, you will see the Settings tab.

Settings tab.

The following user preference settings are available:

Theme

Select from two general themes based on your chosen theme:

  • Light: This is the default view upon first opening Whiteboard.
  • Dark: This view alters the UI to a dark theme.
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Language

Select the language which will display in Whiteboard's UI. After selecting a language, the Whiteboard UI will update immediately.

Language name (English) Native name
Arabic العربية
Catalan Català
Chinese (Traditional) 繁體中文
Czech Čeština
Danish Dansk
Dutch Nederlands
English English
Estonian Eesti
Finnish Suomalainen
French Français
German Deutsch
Greek Ελλάδα
Hindi हिन्दी
Hungarian Magyar
Indonesian Indonesian
Italian Italiano
Japanese 日本語
Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ
Kazakh Қазақ тілі
Latvian Latviešu
Lithuanian
Lietuvių
Polish Polskie
Portuguese Português
Romanian Română
Russian Pyccкий
Spanish Espaňol
Swedish Svenska
Tamil தமிழ்
Thai ไทย
Turkish Türkçe
Ukranian україна
Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
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Configuration toggles

The following can be toggled on or off, with all configurations enabled by default:

  • Autorun at Startup: Automatically start myViewBoard Whiteboard when starting up your device.
  • Default ModeSelect whether Whiteboard will start in Prepare or Present Mode.
  • Pen Auto-smoothing: Automatically smooth out lines created by writing with Pen tools.
  • Multi-Touch: Set whether only one point of touch is detected at a time or multiple.
  • Finger Only Scrolls Canvas: Set whether only touch by finger scrolls around the canvas.
    This is useful to enable when using a pen stylus for annotation purposes, which frees up finger touch to navigate your canvas.
  • Palm Eraser: Enable erasing objects on the canvas using a closed palm on some Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs). Erase pen strokes even when the Pen tool is not selected.
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Text Font

Configure the default font type and font size when using the Text tool .

Default font size, font weight, and font color can also be configured at myViewBoard.com >  FollowMe.

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iOS

Settings

On first opening the settings window, you will see the Settings tab.

Settings tab.

The following user preference settings are available:

Theme

Select from two general themes based on your chosen theme:

  • Light: This is the default view upon first opening Whiteboard.
  • Dark: This view alters the UI to a dark theme.
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Language

Select the language which will display in Whiteboard's UI. After selecting a language, the Whiteboard UI will update immediately.

Language name (English) Native name
Arabic العربية
Bangla বাংলা
Catalan Català
Chinese (Traditional) 繁體中文
Czech Čeština
Danish Dansk
Dutch Nederlands
English English
Estonian Eesti
Finnish Suomalainen
French Français
German Deutsch
Greek Ελλάδα
Hindi हिन्दी
Hungarian Magyar
Indonesian Indonesian
Italian Italiano
Japanese 日本語
Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ
Kazakh Қазақ тілі
Latvian Latviešu
Lithuanian 
Lietuvių
Marathi मराठी
Polish Polskie
Portuguese Português
Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
Romanian Română
Russian Pyccкий
Spanish Espaňol
Swedish Svenska
Tamil தமிழ்
Telugu తెలుగు
Thai ไทย
Turkish Türkçe
Ukranian україна
Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
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Configuration toggles

The following can be toggled on or off, with all configurations enabled by default:

  • Default ModeSelect whether Whiteboard will start in Prepare or Present Mode.
  • Pen Auto-smoothing: Automatically smooth out lines created by writing with Pen tools.
  • Multi-Touch: Set whether only one point of touch is detected at a time or multiple.
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Text Font

Configure the default font type and font size when using the Text tool .

Default font size, font weight, and font color can also be configured at myViewBoard.com >  FollowMe.

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Companion app download

Windows

Click to download the myViewBoard Companion app. On this tab, QR codes will display for opening the Companion app page on the App Store or Google Play.

Scan the QR with your Apple or Android device to be taken to the myViewBoard Companion app download page.

You can also always access Companion app store page through myviewboard.com's Download page.

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Android

Click to download the myViewBoard Companion app. On this tab, QR codes will display for opening the Companion app page on the App Store or Google Play.

Scan the QR with your Apple or Android device to be taken to the myViewBoard Companion app download page.

You can also always access Companion app store page through myviewboard.com's Download page.

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iOS

Click to download the myViewBoard Companion app. On this tab, QR codes will display for opening the Companion app page on the App Store.

Scan the QR with your Apple or Android device to be taken to the myViewBoard Companion app download page.

You can also always access Companion app store page through myviewboard.com's Download page.

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Help

Windows

Click  to view resources that help you learn to operate myViewBoard Whiteboard through common tasks and questions.

Help tab.

The following sections are available in this tab:

  • Basic
    • View video tutorials covering Whiteboard's most important features.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Advanced
    • View video tutorials covering more advanced Whiteboard features and workflows.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Miscellaneous
    • What's NewView articles that explain the latest myViewBoard Whiteboard release details.
    • Keyboard Shortcuts: Review an article outlining the hotkeys available for Whiteboard.
    • myViewBoard Knowledge Base: Access the Knowledge Base in the Embedded Browser.
    • myViewBoard Support: Leave a ticket for our Technical Support Team to review and respond to.
    • Whiteboard for Windows Survey: Submit feedback through a survey.
    • Show my device information: In cases of technical support, click this to generate a hardware and software summary of your device and Whiteboard version.
    • Show 3rd party open source library licenses: Click this to generate a licenses agreement of 3rd party components used by Whiteboard.
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Android

Click  to view resources that help you learn to operate myViewBoard Whiteboard through common tasks and questions.

Help tab.

The following sections are available in this tab:

  • Basic
    • View video tutorials covering Whiteboard's most important features.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Advanced
    • View video tutorials covering more advanced Whiteboard features and workflows.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Miscellaneous
    • What's NewView articles that explain the latest myViewBoard Whiteboard release details.
    • myViewBoard Knowledge Base: Access the Knowledge Base in the Embedded Browser.
    • myViewBoard Support: Leave a ticket for our Technical Support Team to review and respond to.
    • Submit feedback: Fill out a Whiteboard for Android survey to provide feedback on your experience.
    • Show 3rd party open source library licenses: Click this to generate a licenses agreement of 3rd party components used by Whiteboard.
    • myViewBoard FAQ: Browse our FAQ and have the option to submit a ticket.
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iOS

Click  to view resources that help you learn to operate myViewBoard Whiteboard through common tasks and questions.

Help tab.

The following sections are available in this tab:

  • Basic
    • View video tutorials covering Whiteboard's most important features.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Advanced
    • View video tutorials covering more advanced Whiteboard features and workflows.
    • Videos open in a floating window within Whiteboard through the Embedded Browser.
  • Miscellaneous
    • What's NewView articles that explain the latest myViewBoard Whiteboard release details.
    • myViewBoard Knowledge Base: Access the Knowledge Base in the Embedded Browser.
    • myViewBoard Support: Leave a ticket for our Technical Support Team to review and respond to.
    • Show my device information: In cases of technical support, click this to generate a hardware and software summary of your device and Whiteboard version.
    • Show 3rd party open source library licenses: Click this to generate a licenses agreement of 3rd party components used by Whiteboard.
    • myViewBoard FAQ: Browse our FAQ and have the option to submit a ticket.
    • Delete myViewBoard account: Be directed to your account settings at myviewboard.com.
    • Terms of Service: Review myViewBoard's Terms of Service.
    • EULA: Review myViewBoard's End User License Agreement.
    • Privacy Policy: Review myViewBoard's Privacy Policy.
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Software information

Windows

Click  to display details on the current version of your currently installed Whiteboard for Windows.

Software info tab.

This tab displays the following information:

  • Email: The email address used to enroll this Whiteboard instance.
  • Whiteboard Name: Whiteboard name assigned by IT Admin.
  • Instance ID: Unique ID associated to this instance.
  • Version: Whiteboard version currently installed.

The following additional information is available:

  • Remote Control status: Displays whether this Whiteboard can allow casting through Wireless Presentation.
  • Update myViewBoard Whiteboard: Click to check for a new Whiteboard version.
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Android

Click  to display details on the current version of your currently installed Whiteboard for Windows.

Software info tab.

This tab displays the following information:

  • Email: The email address used to enroll this Whiteboard instance.
  • Whiteboard Name: Whiteboard name assigned by IT Admin.
  • Instance ID: Unique ID associated to this instance.
  • Version: Whiteboard version currently installed.

The following additional information is available:

  • Remote Control status: Displays whether this Whiteboard can allow casting through Wireless Presentation.
  • Enroll Software Instance under Entity: For Whiteboard instances not already enrolled, click to fill out an Enrollment Form to enroll this Whiteboard instance under an Entity (Entity users only). Learn more about steps to enroll and configuration options after.
  • Update myViewBoard Whiteboard: Click to check for a new Whiteboard version.
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iOS

Click  to display details on the current version of your currently installed Whiteboard for Windows.

Software info tab.

This tab displays the following information:

  • Email: The email address used to enroll this Whiteboard instance.
  • Whiteboard Name: Whiteboard name assigned by IT Admin.
  • Instance ID: Unique ID associated to this instance.
  • Version: Whiteboard version currently installed.

The following additional information is available:

  • Remote Control status: Displays whether this Whiteboard can allow casting through Wireless Presentation.
  • Enroll Software Instance under Entity: For Whiteboard instances not already enrolled, click to fill out an Enrollment Form to enroll this Whiteboard instance under an Entity (Entity users only). Learn more about steps to enroll and configuration options after.
  • Update myViewBoard Whiteboard: Click to check for a new Whiteboard version.
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