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									A listing of some of the features of SMART Board (this list is not intended to be exclusive nor exhasutive!) E&OE Tips below are from Paul Sheehan Green are items covered on the Summer Course by Paul Yellow are additional items by DK

Feature of Board Type PC mode "Fingertip" control of Mouse "Stylus" control of Mouse Calibration 3 4 5 Is there quick access to PC mode? Customise the default opening screen Hide/Reveal the Desktop 6 Virtual Keyboard for Destop applications 7 Stand-alone Video Player 8 9 Desktop Calculator Enlarge part of the Desktop 10 11 12 13

SMART Board (version 9.1)

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Yes Yes (and four colours and an eraser) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …Orient SMART prefers "orientation"; press the two OR- click on the Taskbar "SMART" Icon, and buttons on base of the board; choose Orient ) Yes (it automatically starts in PC mode) No (there is no full-screen intro) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …Screen Shade -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Other SMART tools …Screen Shade) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …SMART Keyboard -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Keyboard) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …SMART Video Player -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Video Player) Yes (click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Other SMART tools …Calculator) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …Magnifier -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Other SMART tools …Magnifier) n/a Yes Yes (hold pointer against screen) OR press the Right Click button on the base board of the SMART Board OR from the Floating Tools Yes Yes

Tip: use this to annotate as the videp plays or to capture individual frame(s) into the Notebook Sadly it is just a Windows calculator Tip: very useful for displaying a website address or for magnifying part of a picture

Hover to see Screen Tip Left-click Right-click

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Soft (Resistive); Backlit board used DViT three camera - solid 'glass'

Double-click Drag-and-Drop

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Assign different functions to Stylus button(s)

n/a Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …SMART Recorder -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Recorder ) Yes (Start ..Programs …SMART Board …Spotlight -OR- click on the Taskbar Icon, and choose Other SMART tools …Spotlight) Tip: use this to create a tutorial or to record a "manual animation" of objects in the Notebook"

Create a Desktop Recording 19 Place a spotlight on part of the Desktop 20 21 Control over applications which work with the Whiteboard 22

Yes (from Start ..Programs …SMART Board -ORDK: most of the Microsoft Office titles, by clicking on the Taskbar Icon, choose Control Visio, AutoCad, MS Paint etc. - only Panel and then the "Ink Aware Application functions when the connected to a Board Settings")

Use Hand Writing Recogniton directly in Word 23 Annotate into a Word document 24 25 26 27 28 In WP, use to select word In WP, use to select paragraph In WP, change Format of a word In WP, use the Highlighting tool In WP, Edit, Copy, Paste, Cut

Yes (open Word, start freehand writing MS is a "SMART Aware" application: three anywhere, press the N+ button to generate typed extra buttons will appear on Word Toolbar. text) Only function when connected to a board Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes PowerPoint will gain Navigation Buttons (or Point and Tap); Annotations will stick; can save annotations as part of the PPT - click on the floating toolbar to choose Save option Yes Tip: use double spacing so that you can add annotations

Navigate through PowerPoint 29 30 Annotate the Desktop

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Broadcast Desktop/Notebook to other users on Yes (using LinQ software) a network

34 35 36 Non-PC mode Is there quick access to your own preferred 37 documents for use in the Whiteboard

Is there stand-alone educational software written for the board Is there 'third party' educational software written Yes (e.g. the Easiteach range) for the board "Notebook" mode Yes (hyperlinks, shortcuts and copies of files can be inserted into the 'Attachments' tab) (You can re-open these from the File Menu; You can insert notebook pages that you have previously saved in the Gallery) Tip: One of these 'dashed line styles' could Yes (Can use finger-pointer or any of the four be used for teaching handwriting - you can stylus pens; Can customise from a full colour also customise the line drawing to have a palette, adjust thickness, style and transparency) Dot at the starting point Use the Virtual Eraser (for annotations), or the Delete button (for objects) Tip: Draw a big 'erase circle' around the Yes (from the Edit Menu, choose Clear Page Ctrl annotations and then tap the middle; to l) delete Objects, select and delete Yes (use the 'Undo' button on the toolbar) Yes (choose it from the 'Pen' drop-down list) Yes (use the 'Creative Pen' from the Draw Menu or use the button on the toolbar) Yes (Draw Menu …Shapes …Customize: you can adjust thickness of border and colour) Yes (use the 'Add Page' button) Yes Yes (use the 'Page Sorter' tab)

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Is there quick access to your own previously saved whiteboard sessions

Pen Colours and Widths 39 Erase individual item(s) 40 Erase all items 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Undo Highlighter Magic Marker "Smart" Pen Is there a 'Fill' option Pages - Adding Pages- Forward and Backward Pages - seeing a list

51 Drawing Lines and Arrows 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 Rotating Lines and Arrows Protractor - 180 Protractor - 360 Draw Rectangles Freehand Writing Deconstructing Words Yes (use the 'Straight Line' button or choose 'Line' from the Draw Menu - you can customise thickness, colour and transparency) Yes (select it and drag one end point) Yes (from Gallery …Maths …Tools) No Yes (from the Shape drop-down list) Yes Yes (before convert to type, handwritten text can Tip from DK: use to create anagrams be ungrouped and moved) Yes (from the Draw Menu, choose Text …customize) Yes (press the Keyboard buton on the base of the board) Yes (choose the Text icon, or from the Draw Menu) Tip: Choose three sizes of Comic Sans; drag to adjust sizes is better than setting numbers Tip: Use Gallery ..Story Telling ...Expressions for Speech bubbles Tip: having activated Text mode, there will be an immediate response whenever you hit the real keyboard Tip: can be switched from "direct" to "indirect (send to)" mode; can be customised to show full qwerty or just numbers

Set default font to Comic Sans 64 65 Enter Text via On-screen keyboard Enter Text via Textbox 66 Change format of the on-screen keyboard 67 68 69 70 71 72 Enter Text via Computer keyboard Enter Freehand and Convert to Typed Font (handwriting recognition) Edit the Converted Text Check text for spelling

Yes (as soon as you begin typing - at a point on …once Text mode is acivated which you have clicked) Yes ('draw the text', select it and choose the 'recognise as' option) Yes (double-click it) Yes (select the text, and choose 'Check Spelling' from the drop-down menu)

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Yes (choose 'Background Colour' from the Format Menu) Yes (pick up a different Stylus, or use the Pen's Change the Pen Colour drop-down list) Yes (select it and choose 'properties' from the Change the colour of exisitng freehand drawing drop-down menu) Change the Background Colour Add Grids and Lines as writing guides Choice of Backgrounds Background: Graph Paper Background: Clock Faces Background: Maps Background: Musical Stave Background: Sports Backgrounds - adding your own Yes (from the Gallery …Geography …Maps) Yes (from the Gallery …Arts …Music) Yes (from the Gallery …Sports) Yes (from the Gallery) …and many, many more Yes (from the Gallery, choose the Education …Administration set) Yes (from the Gallery) Yes (from the Gallery …Professional …Paper Backgrounds)

Tip: Set 'background' colour to other than white to avoid glare/headaches

DK: maybe some political sensitivities here!

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Capturing the entire Desktop, Active Window or Yes (use the Screen Capture button) a selected area to the whiteboard

Tip: this was useful when the more usual "Right Click to Save" option is disabled on a website.

Clipart Clipart - adding your own Pictures - insert directly from a scanner Insert Hyperlinks

Use the Gallery side tab and choose a category Yes (from the Insert Menu) Yes (from the Insert Menu …or by selecting an object, and choosing Hyperlink from the dropdown menu) Yes (select the object, and choose from the dropdown menu; OR use the Edit Menu; OR could use the Delete button on the toobar)

92 93 Objects - Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete 94

Objects - Repeat 95 96 97 Objects - Move Objects - Re-size Objects - Rotate 98 Objects - Grouping and Un-grouping 99 100 101 102 Objects - Layering Objects - View Properties Objects - Actions Objects - Fixing in Place 103 104 105 106 107 Spotlight Tool Hide/Reveal Screen Zoom In/Out

Yes (select the object, and choose 'Clone' from the drop-down menu; OR use the Edit Menu) Yes Yes Yes Yes (Select the objects and choose 'Group' from the drop-down menu, or use the Draw Menu, or use Ctrl+G/R) Yes (select the object, and choose 'Order' from the drop-down menu; OR use the Draw Menu) Yes (select the object and choose 'hyperlink' from the drop-down menu) Yes (select the object, and choose 'Lock' from the drop-down menu) Tip: rotate bar chart from Vertical to Horizontal to show that it is the same data represented in a different way.

Yes - from two directions Yes (from the View Menu, choose the Zoom options) Yes (the button toolbar can be re-positioned at the bottom; the shortcut tabs can be switched from left to right) No .xbk, .PDF, .Html, image SMART notebooks, collections, templates etc. Flash applications will run as objects on a notebook page

Tip: double-tap to cover back up again

Toolbar - can re-position 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 Toolbar - can customise File - Export Types File - Import Types File - Insert Types

DK: you need an Adobe plug-in to tun the html file

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Print

Yes (from File …Print, you cn choose all, slides, handouts, colour or B/W)

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Is there stand-alone educational software that Yes (there is a wealth of Flash applications in the can be used inside the whiteboard application? Gallery) Own Video Player Conference with other Board Users External Voting Devices/Pads Yes

A listing of some of the features of SMART Board (this list is not intended to be exclusive!) Feature of Board Type PC mode "Fingertip" control of Mouse "Stylus" control of Mouse Calibration Is there quick access to PC mode? Customise the default opening screen Hide/Reveal the Desktop 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Virtual Keyboard for Destop applications Stand-alone Video Player Desktop Calculator Enlarge part of the Desktop Hover to see Screen Tip Left-click Right-click Double-click Drag-and-Drop Assign different functions to Stylus button(s) Create a Desktop Recording Place a spotlight on part of the Desktop SMART Board (version 9)

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Control over applications which work with the Whiteboard 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32

In WP, use to select word In WP, use to select paragraph In WP, change Format of a word In WP, use the Highlighting tool In WP, Edit, Copy, Paste, Cut Annotate the Desktop Braodcast Desktop/Notebook to other users on a network

Is there stand-alone educational software written for the board 33 Is there 'third party' educational software written 34 for the board 35 36 Non-PC mode

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Is there quick access to your own preferred documents for use in the Whiteboard Is there quick access to your own previously saved whiteboard sessions Pen Colours and Widths

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Erase individual item(s) Erase all items Undo Highlighter Magic Marker "Smart" Pen Is there a 'Fill' option Pages - Adding Pages- Forward and Backward Pages - seeing a list Drawing Lines and Arrows Rotating Lines and Arrows Protractor - 180 Protractor - 360 Draw Rectangles Freehand Writing Deconstructing Words Set default font to Comic Sans Enter Text via On-screen keyboard Enter Text via Textbox Change format of the on-screen keyboard Enter Text via Computer keyboard Enter Freehand and Convert to Typed Font (character recognition) Edit the Converted Text Check text for spelling Change the Background Colour Change the Pen Colour Change the colour of exisitng freehand drawing Add Grids and Lines as writing guides Choice of Backgrounds Background: Graph Paper Background: Clock Faces Background: Maps

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Background: Musical Stave Background: Sports Backgrounds - adding your own Capturing the entire Desktop, Active Window or a selected area to the whiteboard Clipart Clipart - adding your own Pictures - insert directly from a scanner Insert Hyperlinks Objects - Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete Objects - Repeat Objects - Move Objects - Re-size Objects - Rotate Objects - Grouping and Un-grouping Objects - Layering Objects - View Properties Objects - Actions Spotlight Tool Hide/Reveal Screen Zoom In/Out

Toolbar - can re-position Toolbar - can customise File - Export Types File - Import Types File - Insert Types Print Is there stand-alone educational software that can be used inside the whiteboard application? Own Video Player Conference with other Board Users External Voting Devices/Pads

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