This tutorial shows Adobe Connect presenters how to share a whiteboard during a meeting.
Select the Share My Screen drop-down arrow and select Share Whiteboard.
Go Full Screen
Select the four arrow button in the top right corner to make the whiteboard full screen.
To add a new whiteboard, select the right arrow in the bottom left corner. To switch back to previous whiteboards, select the left arrow.
Use the Pointer
The pointer is a green arrow that moves to wherever you select on the whiteboard when the pointer tool is selected. To use the pointer, select the arrow in the top right corner.
Use the Whiteboard Tools
Use the options in the toolbar on the left side of the whiteboard to write on the board.
The Selection tool looks like a triangle with an indented bottom. This tool allows you to select annotations on the whiteboard.
The pan tool allows you to drag the whiteboard around in order to view all of your writing. To switch to the Pan tool, select the Selection tool and then select the hand tool.
The Drawing tool allows you to draw on the whiteboard with a marker, highlighter, pen, or pencil. The various writing tools vary in width and opacity. To switch between tools, select the Drawing tool to open the menu and then select the writing utensil you want. Continue to the Formatting Tools section to learn how to change the color and thickness of the drawing tools.
Use the garbage tool to remove content from the whiteboard. To delete content, 1) select the Selection tool, 2) select the item you want to remove, and then 3) select the Garbage tool.
To remove several items at once, 1) select the Selection tool, 2) select and drag a box around all of the items you want to remove, and then 3) select the Garbage tool.
Use the text tool to type text onto the whiteboard. Select the Text tool and then select on the whiteboard where you want to add the text to start typing.
Double select the text with the selection tool to edit it after you have selected away from the text.
To change the font, double select the text with the selection tool and then select the Font tool at the bottom of the toolbar. Select a font from the list to change the font.
The Shape tool allows you to choose from several shapes to add to the whiteboard. To switch between shapes, select the Shape tool and then select the shape you want. Next, select and drag on the whiteboard and then release when the shape is the right size. Continue to the Formating Tools section to learn about changing the appearance of shapes.
To add text to a shape or drawing, 1) select the Selection tool, 2) double select the item to which you want to add text, and then 3) type in the text box that appears in the middle.
Change the Color
Select the Color rectangle and then select a color from the options on the left side or use the white bars on the three columns to choose your own color. To change the color to no fill, select the white box with the red line through it in the bottom left corner.
Change the Size/Thickness
Select the Size/Thickness circle and then drag the gray rectangle up or down to increase/decrease the size. The colored circle inside the white circle will change as you drag the rectangle up/down to display what the new size will be.
Change the Opacity
Select the Opacity rectangle and then drag the gray rectangle up/down to make the shape more opaque or more transparent.
To undo or redo an action, select the arrow tools.
If you have overlying content on the whiteboard, use the Arrange Menu to change which item is on top. 1) Select the Selection tool, 2) select the item 3) select the Arrange Menu, and then 4) select whether you want the selected item to be brought to the very front, brought forward one item, sent back one item, or sent to the very back.
To stop sharing the whiteboard, select the Stop Sharing button in the top right corner.
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