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How to monitor what you are writing when using a camera in Collaborate

Date Published: Jul 23,2020

CategoryProduct:Web Conferencing; Version:Web Conferencing
Article No.: 000063721
Blackboard Collaborate
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User Documentation

Document Summary:


The Collaborate web camera video preview window in the lower left hand corner shows as being mirrored or reversed, which can make it difficult to monitor writing being shown via a camera feed. This article will show users how to use the Share Content > Share Camera feature to see the writing correctly.



Instead of using the regular Web Camera feed for your document, you can now Share your camera in place of the whiteboard.
  • Click on the purple Open Collaborate Panel in the lower left hand corner
  • Click on the Share Content tab 
  • Select to Share Camera 
  • Select the camera to share and click Share Camera.
Your camera view on the whiteboard will be readable using the Share Camera feature. 
Sharing the Camera on the Whiteboard image

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