And Suggestion: Whiteboard feature in browsers

  • Thread starter Raghav Gupta
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In summary, the PF whiteboard feature is well-liked for its simplification of tasks and should work fine in Safari. However, it is not compatible with iOS due to Apple's dislike for Flash. Users can find alternative apps to make and save drawings in .jpg or .gif formats.
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Raghav Gupta
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Really like the PF whiteboard feature.
It simplifies things a lot.
Can the PF whiteboard feature be added to Safari browser?
Can the touchscreen users use it?
 
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Raghav Gupta said:
Really like the PF whiteboard feature.

Glad you are enjoying it! Hard to tell how many are using it.

Raghav Gupta said:
Can the PF whiteboard feature be added to Safari browser?

It should work fine in Safari

Raghav Gupta said:
Can the touchscreen users use it?

It uses Flash so it should work fine with Android tablets but not iOS
 
  • #3
Greg Bernhardt said:
Glad you are enjoying it! Hard to tell how many are using it.
It should work fine in Safari
It uses Flash so it should work fine with Android tablets but not iOS
Alas, I use Safari and iOS :frown:
Is there some setting so that it can come in iOS?
 
  • #4
Raghav Gupta said:
Alas, I use Safari and iOS.
Is there some setting so that it can come in iOS?
No because Apple does not like Flash and won't add it any time soon.
 
  • #5
Can you find a simple app that makes drawings and saves them to .jpg or .gif files? That's all the whiteboard feature does. You have to save the image into a file and attach it to your post as an ordinary attachment anyway.
 

Related to And Suggestion: Whiteboard feature in browsers

1. What is a whiteboard feature in browsers?

A whiteboard feature in browsers is a tool that allows users to draw, write, and collaborate on a virtual whiteboard within their web browser. It is often used for online meetings, presentations, and brainstorming sessions.

2. How does the whiteboard feature work?

The whiteboard feature uses HTML5 canvas technology to create a virtual whiteboard on a web page. Users can use a variety of drawing tools, such as pens, markers, and shapes, to create and edit content on the whiteboard. Some whiteboard features also allow for real-time collaboration with multiple users.

3. Can the whiteboard feature be used for educational purposes?

Yes, the whiteboard feature is often used in online education to facilitate interactive learning. Teachers can use it to create diagrams, equations, and other visual aids during online lectures. Students can also use it to work together on group projects or to present their own ideas.

4. Is the whiteboard feature available on all browsers?

The whiteboard feature is available on most modern browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. However, some older browsers may not support the necessary technology to use the whiteboard feature.

5. Are there any security concerns with using the whiteboard feature?

As with any online tool, there are potential security risks with using the whiteboard feature. It is important to use a reputable and secure platform when collaborating on a whiteboard, especially when sharing sensitive information. It is also recommended to use a strong and unique password to protect access to the whiteboard feature.

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