A Web Whiteboard is a touch-friendly online whiteboard app
that makes drawing, collaboration and sharing easy.
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Frequently asked questions
If you haven’t registered, you are using a basic version of AWW App. You can’t save boards and they will disappear after 2 hours of inactivity. You have access to all tools except multiple pages, manage participants and PDF upload. Also your PDF exports will have an AWW watermark.Register here to get a premium trial.
Register at awwapp.com to get a 14-day free premium trial. Registration doesn’t require credit card and you can cancel it anytime.
After the trial is over you can continue to use a premium membership or go back to a basic version. If you choose to go back to basic you will have only 3 premium boards available.
If you’re subscribed to any of our plans, you are using a premium version of AWW App. You have access to all tools and you can save the unlimited number of premium boards into your repository. Check our premium plans.
When first creating a Google Classroom assignment, follow these steps:1) Log into the browser with the Google Classroom account email2) Allow pop-ups from awwapp.com3) Go to awwapp.com/account/details and tick the Google Classroom option4) After creating your board Click the Google Classroom button in the toolbar and follow instructionsStudents should follow the same instructions when first turning in their assignments.
To enable sharing to Google Classroom you need to check the option "Enable Google Classroom integration" in your account details. Now, when you’ve created your board, click the invite dialog, choose the option “Share this board” and click the Google Classroom share button. That's it. :)
Compare your students’ work in a real-time. Navigate to your account details and choose real-time assignments in the top menu. Check your dashboard with turned in assignments. This feature is available in our premium plans.
Embed an AWW board into your website or LMS system via IFrame link. After you click the collaborate button and choose preferred sharing option, IFrame link will generate. Copy that link and paste it into HTML code.
Keyboard shortcuts are a lifesaver! Use these on AWW board:
p = pencil
t = text
e = eraser
x = element eraser
s = scissors
u or CTRL/CMD + z = undo
CTRL/CMD + y = redo
1 - 7 = tool size
i = invite to board
c = clear board
space = pan
l = line
a = arrow
y = straight line arrow
r = rectangle / filled rectangle
b = ellipse / filled ellipse
d = PDF/PPT upload
o = image upload
m = marker
v = select (Hold CMD/Ctrl for temporary select)
n = notes
CMD/Ctrl + s = save board
q = reset zoom
? = help widget
+ = zoom in
- = zoom out
→ = next page
← = previous page
You can duplicate a board by clicking the board menu and choosing a duplicate option.
You can clear a board by clicking the board menu and choosing a delete option.
You can rename a board by clicking the board menu and choosing a rename option.
Click the board menu and choose whether you want to create a new board from scratch or to choose from one of our templates.
Choose a board from your saved boards repository by clicking the board menu and picking the choose from saved boards option.
Click the green Collaborate button in the left upper corner of the screen.
There are three options at your disposal. You can share the board so everyone can draw along, you can allow others only to view the board and you can share a copy of the board, so every person has its own canvas to sketch on. The last two options are available in premium plans.
Click the board menu and choose the “Manage participants” option. Manage collaborating rights on the board by switching a toggle by the participant’s name.
On a desktop device use a pan tool - it’s a tool that looks like a hand and is placed by the minimap. On a mobile device use two fingers and move them along the screen.
Zooming in and out of the board can be done in 3 ways: Via scroll wheel, if you're using a mouse. By dragging two fingers up and down, if you're using a touchpad. Or by pinching, if you're using a touch display.
Premium boards have an unlimited number of pages. You can switch back and forth between board pages by clicking on the navigation menu in the left down corner of a board or you can skip to a specific page by clicking on a page number, entering the desired page and pressing enter.Check our premium plans.
You can clear the entire page by clicking the trash button in the erase toolbar.
If you want to have a background image or objects that you just want to draw over without being able to erase them, use select tool, select the object and in the context menu that pops up and click on the lock icon. After that, an object will be locked in the background. Then, you can write over it or erase objects above it without influencing the locked object.
You can see everyone's mouse pointers and their position on the board by enabling pointer location. To do this, click on the location button in the top right menu. Once you click it, everyone will be able to see your pointer.
If you're lost on the board, you can always click on the Reset Zoom button which is located in the top right menu below the zoom controls. It will position you so that you see everything that is created on the board within your screen's boundaries.
If you don't want people to be able to zoom in and out of the board, you can double click on the zoom level (eg. 100%) in the top right menu and it will lock the zoom level.
The third button from the top, in the toolbar is the color selection menu. There, you can choose a color of any stroke or fill tool. Other than these tools, text and postit have their color menu once you add them onto the board.
You can move objects on the board with a select tool. You can find the select tool at the top of the main toolbar.
To select more objects just click the select tool and drag the cursor on top of each object you want to select.
When selecting the object, the mini menu will show up. Choose the copy option and paste the object wherever you want by clicking the right click on a mouse. If you’re using tablet you can long hold the finger on the screen to open a paste menu. Other than that, you can use keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + C for copying and Ctrl + V for pasting.
When selecting the object, the mini menu will show up. Choose the delete option.
You can edit a text simply by clicking on it again after it has been placed on the board. The text menu will open with options to change size and color. If you wish to delete or duplicate the text, you can do that from text menu, too.
You can upload PDF, PPT and image files onto the board. Click the plus button in the main toolbar and choose between the three options. Note that you can’t upload presentation files unless you’re registered. Maximum size for presentation is 20MB. If your PPT file is larger, you may be able to make it smaller by following this tutorial
You can export the current page you're on as an image by clicking on "Export Board" button and then on "Export as an Image".
You can export your board into a PDF document by navigating to the Export board button next to a board name. The file will be downloaded onto your computer, and we’ll send a copy of the file to your registered email. Note that if you’re not registered, your file will contain an AWW watermark.
After you share a board you can chat with collaborators on the board. Also, you can hide a chat widget by clicking x.
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Drop files anywhere to upload
Are you sure you want to delete this board ? This action cannot be undone.
Hey, your trial is over. Your boards are locked in a view - only mode, but you can still edit your last 3 saved boards.
Here you can share this board and enable people to edit this board in real-time.Keep in mind that you can invite an unlimited number of people.
Hey there, this is a pro feature.
Allow everyone to edit
Each person who opens the link will be able to edit this board in real-time.
Allow everyone to view
Each person who opens the link can only view the board and can't edit it.
Share a copy for each user
Each person who opens the link will get their own copy of this board. Changes they make on that board won't effect this board or other copies.
Share to Google classroom
Hey there, just copy this code and paste it into the HTML editor in your LMS system. Still not sure? Take a look at how to do this in Canvas LMS or in Moodle.
If you are the board owner, here you can manage participants' editing rights.
This board is limited to unregistered user(s). A total of unregistered user(s) have been connected to this board.
Ready to collaborate? Start from template
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Note that your students can only view your announcement board. If you want them to participate, ask them a question or make an assignment.
Students can fully participate on your question board the same way like on a regular AWW board.
* Refresh the page if you can't see the enabled integration
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Here's the list of all keyboard shortcuts you can use on board. Enjoy!
To continue using AWW Premium with your PayPal subscription, we'll need you to re-authorize AWW on your PayPal account.
This is needed because we have changed our PayPal account from "Dobar Kod d.o.o" to "A Web Whiteboard, Inc.".
This only will only take a few moments:* Click the "Reauthorize button below"* On the PayPal page, confirm new subscription to "A Web Whiteboard, Inc"* We will automatically cancel your old subscription* All your boards and settings will remain intact
We apologize for the inconvenience - we're trying to make this change as smooth as possible.
As always, if you have any questions or doubts, please do reach out to us at email@example.com
You can find advanced tools in the second row of the toolbar. You can add shapes like rectangle, ellipse and line, upload PDF and PPT files and highlight parts of the document with the marker tool.
Fixed line width
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