Presentation boards function similarly to web browsers. Content displayed on these boards can be changed as easily as navigating to a website and all users in the area will be able to see the changes you make.
Changing a Presentation Board
1. Click on the Board you would like to change.
2. An address bar will appear in the lower-right hand corner.
3. Click in the address bar and type anything you would like to google or paste in a URL and hit Enter.
Zoom and Refresh
When you select a presentation board, two icons will appear in the upper-right corner of the board. The magnifying glass icon (zoom), will bring the presentation board up to fill your screen, giving you a better view of the presentation board's details.
When you're in a large room with a stage such as the auditorium, it can be difficult to find the zoom button attached to the screen because it's so far away. In this case, if you look at the top center of your screen, you'll see a "screen zoom" button that you can use to zoom in or out of the screen. See it in action:
The circling arrows icon (refresh) allows you to refresh the page in the same way you would on a website.
The Laser Pointer
Much like laser pointers in real life, the Virbela laser pointer allows you to point to objects on the presentation boards. However, unlike laser pointers in real life, laser pointers in Virbela worlds only work on presentation boards and their color matches the color of your nameplate, so you can easily figure out who's pointing at what.
File upload allows you to put certain files directly onto a selected presentation board. This can be done using the icon to the right of the favorite (star) icon.
Files will pop up in the presentation board, just like any other webpage. PDFs and PPTX (Powerpoint, Slides, Keynote, etc.) will open in a slideshow format, allowing you to advance or backtrack through slides in the presentation board window. Uploading files in these formats takes a bit longer to complete, however.
The following file formats are among those that can be uploaded to a presentation board: .pptx, .ppt, .pdf, .jpg, .gif, .png, and .txt
Note, PowerPoint uploads become converted to "still" slides, without animations, embeds, or advanced features. If you wish to use transitions, animations, or other advanced presentation features, please import and review your presentation in Google Slides.
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Before a presentation it is a good idea to bookmark the URLs that you would like to use, so they can be quickly loaded onto a presentation screen. For example: Let's say you have 3 urls that you would like to use for a presentation: Google Slides A ...
File Upload & Presentations File upload allows you to put certain files directly onto a selected presentation board. This can be done using the icon to the right of the favorite (star) icon. Files will pop up in the presentation board, just like any ...
Try refreshing the screen by clicking the refresh button on the top right of the screen. If you are still having issues, try restarting the Virbela app or your computer altogether. We at Virbela would greatly appreciate it if you could take the time ...