4 Calibration Settings > StarBoard > Calibrate If Calibration Icon is not on toolbar, you can access it at :Settings > StarBoard > Calibrate
5 Calibration (continued) 1. Hold tip of pen or finger on centre ofblinking red circles (#1) until that circleturns green2. Follow the number on the circles, ending withthe centrePURPOSE OF CALIBRATING:To match cursor location to point of contact with StarBoardWHEN TO CALIBRATE:Cursor location is different from point of contactProjector/StarBoard is not fixed (e.g. not ceiling/wall mounted)Multiple laptops connected to StarBoard
6 Basics: Initial Screen MenuMenu bar is added like regularWindows applications have.Status indicatorShows current page and selected toolSide barToggle Side barEnables quick access to properties.Side bar has 5 expandable tabs: Document, Gallery, Properties, View and ConferenceThis arrow willswitch side barto the another sideRubbish binQuickly delete image objects by dragging objects into Rubbish Bin
7 Basics: Mouse Operations PC ModeMouse icon must be selected for Computer operationsWrite on DesktopIn StarBoard Software select “Write on Desktop” inSettings>Preferences>Annotation tab>Desktop OptionsWrite on Captured DesktopTo capture current screen for annotation in StarBoardSoftware,Make sure “Write on Captured Desktop” is selected in Settings>Preferences>Annotation tab >Desktop OptionsScreen Capture: Menu>Insert>Screenshot orclick on any pen icon from PC mode
8 Basics: Whiteboard Document Tab Add New Blank Page View all pages at once, delete pages, insertpages, print, export, copy to whiteboard,add or delete attachmentsAdd New Blank PageMove to Previous pageMove to Next pagePage MenuClick on arrow below page thumbnail toget individual page menu options
9 Pen Variations: Normal Pen Properties Tab6 digital ink styles to choose from: Normal Pen (solid ),Highlighter, Outline Pen, Shadow Pen, Tube Pen, Texture Pen12 colors for each ink / plus 4 customizable colorsChoose the line shape from Solid, dotted or dashedSmall, medium, large / customize width with sliderNormal PenBest for annotations and freehandClear PageErase entire page (current page)EraserErases lines made with Normal PenClear AnnotationErase annotation only (current page)
10 Pen Variations: Intelli-Pen, Pointer-Pen Automatically converts freehand shapes into geometric objects(supported shapes: rectangle, circle, arrow, star, triangle, polygon,Diamond, Line)Convert handwriting into textSearch text in Google, Wikipedia, or any search enginesGreat for Math lessons when used with gridPointer PenWorks the same as a laser pointerWith each annotation, the previous annotationwill disappearClick once to make an arrowWorks well with presentations< Previous annotation will disappear< Click once to make an arrow< New annotation with shape recognition
11 Erasers Normal eraser Image eraser Eraser width Erases annotations by normal penImage eraserErases both annotations and inserted images.Erasable image must be in raster format(jpg, bmp, png, etc)Eraser widthChoose from three different eraser widths
12 Object Fill-in Fill Geometric objects Freehand shapes Fill-in any closed line objects, including freehand shapeswith either solid or highlighter colors.Fill
13 Text Recognition Convert handwriting into text Intelli- Pen 1) Write out word or phrase using Intelli-Pen2) Select word by clicking on it once with Intelli-pen(Menu bar will automatically appear)3) Choose the word from the menu to replace writing with textIntelli- PenBest for writing notes and drawing shapes
14 Search Text in GoogleTM / Wikipedia Google SearchSelect handwriting or text to bring upmenu bar, then select “Search in Google”Wikipedia SearchSelect handwriting or text to bring upmenu bar, then select “Search in Wikipedia”
15 Direct Search from handwriting Select the handwriting to bring up the menu bar, then select “Search wordin Google/Wikipedia”Handwriting will not convert to text automatically.If you want to convert, please follow the procedure of Text Recognition.
16 Configure Search Engines Customize the Search Engines by following these steps:1) Open Menu>Settings>Configure Search Engines…2) Type the title and URL which you want to use fortext/direct search3) Search Engines option will appear, if you check thecheckbox* Default search engines: Google, Wikipedia, Bing, and Yahoo!
17 Gallery: Clipart StarBoard Content Clipart options Select Gallery tab Select Clipart, choose any sub-folderDrag image onto pageMove, resize, and rotate with select toolClipart optionsClick on arrow below object, then choose an option:Insert image, Insert background image, Add asbackground on new page, Add to Favourites, Delete,and Item settings
18 Gallery: Other Icons in Gallery ☆New☆ Favourites/DrivesAccess to Favourites, MyDocuments, MyPictures,Desktop, and any drives from this icon and importobjects to StarBoard Software.Google Image SearchSearch Google Image directly in StarBoardSoftware.For Detail, refer to “Google Image Search” in page 22.ToolBox ContentsAccess to ToolBox Contents includes;Handwriting, Science, and Spelling.For detail, refer to “Handwriting/SpellingToolbox” in page 43.
19 Gallery: Find Gallery Folder ☆New☆ Types a keyword and hits the Enter key or Find button,StarBoard Software looks into Gallery folders and showsthe first folder that contains keyword.Edit > Find Gallery Folder
20 Gallery: Favourites – Add to Favourite ☆New☆ Select the folder or make a new folderand save and use objects as clipart.
21 Gallery: Favourites – Manage Gallery Favourites ☆New☆ Open the window and manage the Favourites folderdirectly in Windows folder.Edit->Manage Gallery Favourites
22 Integrated Google Image Search ☆New☆ Type the keyword which you would like to search.Google image search results are displayed automaticallywith image size.These images are used and managed same as StarBoardSoftware clipart.
23 Drag and Drop images from Web browser ☆New☆ Drag and drop the image directly from Web browser.SBS creates an image component, if the HTMLfragment does not contain URL/Link. (Just an image)
24 Flash Learning Object Flash learning object Default file in Clip Art Many Interactive flash files which is good for learningMath and Science are already included in Clipart.Or you can use you own/downloaded flash files inStarBoard Software as an object by simply drag and dropthe file on to StarBoard Software.Also, you can save the file as Clip Art.Select the file, Menu> Add to FavouritesDefault file in Clip ArtDownloaded flash file
25 Hyperlink / File Attachment Edit Hyperlink1) Select object with Select tool2) Choose “Edit Hyperlink” from menu3) Choose Hyperlink type:Attachment – embedded yar fileFile – External file on computerWeb page –Page in the document – links to any pageNOTE:You can open the hyperlink by double-clicking the object. If you select Attachment,the yar contents work on any PC.
26 Edit Image Edit Image Step2 Step1 Step3 Step4 Great for deleting the background of an image1) Select image with Select tool2) Go to Menu>Edit Image3) Edit Image window will appear, choosecolor to erase with eye-dropper, or use eraserPress OK when doneStep3Step4
27 Infinite Clone object Infinite Clone You can clone the object as many times as you wantwith “Infinite Clone”.1)Select the object2)Open “Properties” tab, and check“Infinite Clone”3) Drag and drop the object for cloningInfinite Clone
28 Rich Text Text tool Properties Type the text in StarBoard Software by keyboard.PropertiesYou can change the text properties such as:Size, fonts, text type, color, alignment, etc.
29 Customize Toolbar Remove button from toolbar Add button to toolbar 1) Click and hold down icon on toolbar2) Drag and drop icon onto page3) Select “Remove button from toolbar”Add button to toolbar1) Locate desired tool in menu2) Drag and drop icon onto toolbarSave toolbar1) Go to Settings>Profile>Save Profile As2) Save on USB to use with any computerLoad toolbar1) Go to Settings>Profile>Load Profile2) Select file, click “Open”NOTE:There are predefined profiles for specific purposes:Settings>Profile>New profile1) Standard settings (DUO/TRIO)2) Standard settings (other models)3) Simple settings (DUO/TRIO)4) Simple settings (other models)5) Slideshow settings
30 Customize Toolbar(continued) – Action Component Create button on pageRemove button from page1) Select button with Select tool2) Go to Menu>Delete (or) dragand drop it into Rubbish bin1) Click, hold down button on toolbar or menu2) Drag and drop button onto page3) Menu will prompt you with 3options:Create button on pageRemove button from toolbarCancelSelect “Create button on page”
31 Customize Toolbar (continued) Add external apps and docs to toolbarWhile in Mouse operations mode, locate the application or document you want to add and drag it onto the toolbarExample1:After adding Microsoft Word to the StarBoard toolbar, you can now quickly launch the Microsoft Word from StarBoard SoftwareExample2:After adding your specific document which you want to open by the original application, you can create the shortcut in StarBoard Software and open from toolbar* Shortcut/document name will be shown by hovering the cursor on the icon
32 Recent Documents chooser ☆New☆ Note:It shows up to 10 recently used yar files with a preview of the thumbnails.Tool menu:File->Recent DocumentsRecent DocumentsShows up to 10 recently used yar fileswith a preview of the thumbnails.File->Recent Documents
33 Topic Selector in Page List ☆New☆ Choose the topic from the pull-downmenu in Page List, then shows the thumbnailsof each page.Easy to access the pages between topics.
34 Merge “.yar” files merge Merge “.yar” file You can merge two or more “.yar” files intoone file using the import function.1) Open the base “.yar” file2) Add other .yar files byMenu>File>Import3) Once you select the file which youwant to merge, the files willautomatically merge.
35 Accessories Accessories Some classroom accessories are provided as default functionsMenu>Tools>AccessoriesExample: Compass, Protractor,Ruler, Timer, etc…
36 Arc component ☆New☆ Show Radius Lines check box After you describe an arc with compass (lessthan 360 degrees), check “Show Radius Lines”in Properties tab. The arc component rendersradius lines in addition to the arc. Also managethe angle of the arc.Show Radius Lines check box
37 Snap Line to Object ☆New☆ Snap line/tools to polygonLine: Snap a line to an existing object edge, once the line is near enough to the object.Tools: Snap compass, ruler and protractor to object edge.
38 Snap Line to Object (continued) ☆New☆ Snap line/tools to circleLine: Snap a line to middle of a circle or edge of acircle.Tools: Snap compass, ruler and protractor to centre of a circle. So you can draw concentric circle or tangential line.
39 Screen Capture Screen Capture Options Full Screen Window (1)(2)(3)(4)Screen Capture OptionsTo access screen capture tool, go to:Tools>Accessories>Screen Capture1) Full Screen2) Window3)Partial Selection4) Freehand SelectionFull ScreenWindowFreehand SelectionPartial Selection
40 Screen Recorder Screen Recorder Settings Pause Record/Stop You can record your annotation and voice by simply push“Record” button.To open Screen Recorder window,Go to: Tools>Accessories>Screen RecorderAfter stop recording, you can save the recorded file asWindows Media Video (.wmv). Then you can play anytimewith any media player which supports wmv file format.
41 Subject Tool Box Subject Tool Box Subject Tool Box includes: Geography, Language Arts, Math(s), and ScienceTools>Subject Toolbox>each subjectGeography : Map compass, Flags and Countries, Maps, FlagsLanguage arts : Anagrams, Word bankScience : Balance scales, Kitchen scales, Measuring cylinder, ThermometerMath(s) : Math(s) toolbox (US Customary/Metric), Math lesson files, Protractor, Ruler)
42 Math(s) toolbox Math(s) toolbox Lesson files Math(s) toolbox was originally developed by Cambridge-Hitachi, and includes many Interactive features.Math(s) toolbox includes: Fractions, Numbers, Calculations, Shapes and Space, Measures,Probability, Handling Data, Solving Problems, Image library etc.For US schools: You can use either US Customary or Metric for your class. (Also provides over 200 lesson files and plans.)Lesson files(available for US ONLY)
43 Handwriting/Spelling toolbox ☆New☆ SassoonHandwriting /Spelling toolboxHandwriting / Spelling toolbox was originallydeveloped by Cambridge-Hitachi, and includesinteractive objects ,Such as: Handwriting order of letters and numbers,Spelling games etc.
44 Plug-ins Plug-ins Plug-ins Download page Link to StarBoard Software provides additional toolsand beta version tools as “plug-ins” on website.To access plug-in download page,Go to: Settings>Plug-ins>Download Plug-ins,then web browser opens and access to Plug-indownload page automatically.After download plug-ins, Install downloaded plug-insby “Install New Plug-ins” button, and ready to use.Note: You need to provide StarBoard model type andSerial# to download.Plug-insLink toPlug-ins Download page
45 MyScript Stylus input text “StarBoard” in the application MyScript Stylus is a text input tool, which you can use with any applications .To activate MyScript Stylus, either Double-click the shortcut on desktop, or Click the icon on tasktray.There are 3 different mode in MyScript Stylus:Writing pad : You can write in cursive style, it does not matter if you join up every letterCharacter pad : If you want to write character by character, for example Proper Names, Acronyms,Abbreviations, addresses, etc. , use this modeVirtual keyboard : You can type on screen as normal keyboardFor more detailed usage of MyScript Stylus, please refer MyScript Stylus help page from PreferencesMyScript StylusDouble-Click this Icon on desktopor click the icon on tasktrayPreferencesSend textWriting padCharacter padVirtual keyboardClearUndo/RedoWriting areainput text “StarBoard” in the application
46 Export File Choose file location Export a file Name the file Go to: File>ExportName the file“Export” supported formats: HTML, BMP, JPG, PNG, PDF,PPTNOTE: if you want to save the file as StarBoard Softwareformat (.yar) Go to: File>Save (or Save As)Choose file type
47 Conference Mode – start conference StarBoard Software provides conference mode,which allows you to share annotations through TCP/IP.(Maximum 4places)Host: Start/finish a conferenceClient: Join a conferenceTo start a conference, Go to: Conference tab, or MENU>ConferenceStarBoard ConferenceHost a conferenceUsername in a conferenceSettingsServer port settings(port : as default)Conference Tab
48 Conference Mode – Join and share annotation Icons in HostMake selected userthe presenterRemove a selected userFrom the conferenceSynchronize all usersEnd ConferenceHost IP and statusConferenceConsoleUser ListRequest to be PresenterSync/Async current shared pageLeave conferenceIcons in ClientAction buttons
49 Further Information StarBoard Software Help Resource Centre Details on StarBoard Software capabilities are located at:Help>StarBoard HelpOur free state aligned resource centre features interactivelessons, activities, and educational software from ourapproved partners and educators across the globe.Help>Resource CentreorYou can check your StarBoard Software is the latest one or not.Help>Check For UpdatesStarBoard Software updatesStarBoard Community ForumThe StarBoard Community Forum is a place for StarBaordEducators across the globe to communicate, share ideas,post topics, and ask questions.Video TutorialsSelf-paced online tutorial videos explaining the toolsand features of StarBoard Software are included yourStarBoard Software install DVD.A collection of StarBoard friendly websites that provideactivities, lesson plans, and many other resources that can beutilized with your interactive products.Interactive Sites for ClassroomsShow User Registration Web page from StarBoard SoftwareWhen you select the menu item, SBS displays the userregistration page on the computer’s default Webbrowser.Help>User Registration
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