Draw on the Virtual Whiteboard (Sketch)


In the virtual collaboration room, sharing what you are writing or drawing is simple with Sketch. Your sketchpad becomes a virtual whiteboard for everyone to view and work on.

Not sure how to get started yet? Check out how to start creating sketches.

In this article:


Viewing Different Parts of the Sketchpad

Select Pan, then click and drag anywhere on the sketchpad to move the sketch around and view different parts of the sketch.

View Parts of the Sketchpad that are Too Large or Small

Click Zoom In to magnify the view of the sketchpad and make small parts of the sketch look larger. Click Zoom Out to minimise the view of the sketchpad and make large parts of the sketch look smaller

Move Things Around

Click Move / Delete, then click and drag the drawing or image to move it. You can also select an entire area of drawings / images / writing to be moved at the same time.

Delete Things

Click Move / Delete, then select the image / drawing that you want to delete and click the Dustbin button. You can also select an entire area of drawings / images / writing to be deleted at the same time.

Copy Parts of the Sketch

Click Move / Delete, then select the area of the sketch you wish to copy and click the Camera button. You can then paste an image of what you have selected.

Add Text

Click Text, then select text size and colour. Click on the place where you want to add text and type out your text in the textbox produced. Note that after you have finished typing, the text will be treated as an image and cannot be edited further.

Add an Image

Click  Image and choose the image you wish to upload from your device. The uploaded image will be displayed on the sketch. Note that only images saved in the local device can be uploaded and inserted into the sketch. You can also copy and paste images directly onto the sketch.

Cancel a Previously Made Action

Click Image and choose the image you wish to upload from your device. The uploaded image will be displayed on the sketch. Note that only images saved in the local device can be uploaded and inserted into the sketch.You can also copy and paste images directly onto the sketch.

Write and Draw

Click Pen, then choose the line colour and line thickness.

Highlight

Click Highlighter, then choose the colour and line thickness.

Draw a Line, Rectangle or Circle

Click Line, Rectangle or Circle depending on what you wish to draw, then choose the line colour and thickness. Then, click and drag on the sketchpad to draw the line or shape. Note that the line and shape dimensions can still be edited using the Move / Delete tool after they have been drawn.

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