Getting Started with the ViewSonic ViewBoard
Step 1: Using the Control Panel, turn the system on. If you wish to project your laptop onto the board, connect using the HDMI cable.
You can use the myWhiteboard feature of the ViewSonic ViewBoard without connecting a laptop/device.
Step 2: Select either myWhiteboard or HDMI 1.
Step 3: Tapping either the arrow on the left or right of the screen will give you annotation tools. If you open myWhiteboard, there are also annotation tools that show up on the bottom of the screen.
- Using the myWhiteboard annotation tools gives you many more options, including shapes, graphs, pen width, etc.
- Using the annotation tools on the arrows will allow you that you can use to annotate your desktop or on the myWhiteboard. The myWhiteboard annotation tools are only available for the whiteboard.
The menu bar at the bottom of the myWhiteboard has many options.
You can add text, make selections, add shapes, and more.
In the smaller menu bar to the left, you can access the browser, add new slides, and flip between slides.
The Magic Box has a variety of tools that you can use. You can access files, videos, images, and even create sticky notes that you can place on your slides.
You can use the Selection tool to draw a selection.
Once you have your selection, you can duplicate it, change colors, etc.
Using your finger to draw gives you the most options. There is a marker, highlighter, shape pen, and magic line tool.
Using the back of your fist is your eraser.
With the ViewSonic pen, you have limited options. You still can control marker color, width, and opacity.
Using the back of your pen is the eraser.
To draw shapes, 3-D objects, and graphs, choose the object you want to draw.
Using your finger, drag out on the interactive board to place the object. You cannot do this with the pen.
Use the Eraser tool to erase.
Select the cloud eraser to draw around a selection to delete everything within the selection.
Use the Trashcan to delete all annotations.
If you have been using your finger to draw, you can use the back of your fist as a quick eraser.
If you have been using the ViewSonic pen to draw, you can use the back of the pen as a quick eraser.
You can use the Browser tool to access the Internet.
You can embed videos from the web into the Whiteboard slides.
To open annotation tools for your desktop, tap either arrow on the left or right of your screen.
The menu bar will pop out.
Tapping the bottom menu Input button allows you to switch inputs quickly.
Tapping All Options opens the All Options Menu.
Tapping the Annotation Tools pen icon allows you to choose which tool to use.
Tapping the pen icon again allows you to choose colors.
Tapping More Options gives you more tools. There is a timer, a stopwatch, a spotlight, a quiz feature, and a screenshot feature.
If you are using Annotation Tools and want to switch to myWhiteboard, you must hit the Close Options icon (“X”) before you can use the myWhiteboard tools.