"Thank you for all the replies. We are a PC school, no Macs. Drag and drops links as described.
I had forgotten about the screen capture tool. I will show her how to use that tool since quality is better. I'm sure they will want high quality…"
"Not a problem. Of course, that's not to say there isn't a way around it.
There are still 2 ways you can bring your PDFs into Notebook and Edit them. The first, is to use the SMART Screen Capture Toolbar. The…"
In SMART Notebook select View > Transparent Background or select the icon that looks like Full Screen but has gray and white squares instead of a blue background.
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By any chance are you using a Windows based PC? The only time a PDF can be dragged into a Notebook file and directly editable is if you do this on the Mac version of the software. When you try this on a Windows based…"
"Harvey, when I tried dragging a PDF from my desktop onto the Notebook page it comes on as an attachment (paperclip) and when I click on it it opens the document in Adobe...am I doing something wrong?"
"I have not had a problem with pdf files. I drag them from the desktop to the notebook page and I am able to mark with pens and creative pens, place objects on top and erase or delete objects. Since it is a pdf file I cannot edit the file…"
"One way to get the pdf file into Notebook would be to use the Notebook camera to take pictures of it until you have it into Notebook. Another way would be to find a MAC computer with Notebook and drag or insert the pdf into Notebook."
"Have you tried to open the pdf in acrobat reader and then open notebook and go to a blank page. Click on the transparent background button and you will be able to use all of your tools in Notebook in adobe acrobat."
"Thank you so much! I am going to try it in the morning at school. I tried it from home, and it keeps giving me an error message and saying Notebook is shutting down. However, I have had compatibility issues with the old laptop I…"
The choir teacher wanted to be able to use the SMART tools and mark on a PDF file. It isn't working, so then she wanted to import a PDF file into notebook, so they could mark on the sheet music. That isn't working. I told her I would post a question to the forum. Has anyone had success using floating tools with a PDF file? If so, what tips/suggestions, do you have? Secondly, is there a way to import PDF files into notebook. The version I am using at home doesn't seem to have that…See More
"I would choose the clickers because I use them every single day. I love my document camera, but the clickers have changed my instruction. I can immediately re-teach and scaffold instruction if I see they are struggling.
Your teachers have to be…"
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Where: Naperville Central High School in Naperville, IL (Just west of Chicago)
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Times: Thursday Noon-9pm, Friday 8am-5pm
Who: Novice SMARTBoard Users, Any Subject, Any Grade
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We finally got to episode 90. This podcast describes the Activity Builder and how you can incorporate that into your daily lessons. There are some really cool things in it. Also, we discuss how to make a theme for your lesson.
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We finally got to episode 90. This podcast describes [...]