If the background grid is enabled in the Settings, a horizontal, 50px high grid is displayed. Set the dimensions of the background grid by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?gridwidth=100&gridheight=100 This sets 100×100 pixels graph grid. Adjust the numbers in the URL as you wish. If you want to set the grid for an open board, click into the URL address bar, move the cursor at the end of the unique board URL and append: &gridwidth=25&gridheight=25
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Infinite canvas is great but a sense of A4 pages is sometimes required. So enable the 'Display A4 pages' option in the Settings. This will displayed ten A4 pages in a column. These A4 pages (technically: locked rectangles) helps to orginize your content, to navigate on the whiteboard and these pages will be exported in PDF export. To increase the number of the A4 pages from the default 10, change the number in this URL: https://app.ziteboard.com/?a4pages=10
Video chat is available from the bottom left corner on an open board for Pro users. Set the size of the video by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?videosize=300 Adjust the number in the URL as you wish.
You can replace the standard cross-hair cursor by a small dot. You can set the dot size and color by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?cursorsize=6&cursorcolor=666666 Adjust the size (even integer) and the color (hex).
You can set the background color to black in the Settings. You can override this black to any color by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?backgroundcolor=black Use the name of the color or the CSS style hex code without hashmark. Even backgroundcolor=transparent works. This parameter also controls the background of the exported PNG, SVG or PDF. Moreover, you can use this URL parameter for Share to View boards.
If the Zoom Buttons are enabled in the Settings, you can zoom with buttons. These buttons are extended with 6 pre-defined zoom levels. You can activate this feature by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?zoomlevels=1 Set the number to 0 for deactivation.
There are two font families by default, see Font Family option in the Settings. You can override these font families by visiting this link: https://app.ziteboard.com/?fontfamily1=Dosis&fontfamily2=Roboto+Mono Feel free to set your own favorite font family in the URL.
There are three options for the line thickness of pen. You can set the three values of line thickness by visiting: https://app.ziteboard.com/?linewidth=1.5px3px6px Adjust the numbers in the URL.
You can select any objects by long pressing on it. Modify the response time of the long-press by visiting this link: https://app.ziteboard.com/?longpress=800 This link sets 800 milliseconds. Decrease the number as you wish.
You can move and navigate the canvas by the arrow keys. Modify the distance and the animation time by visiting this link: https://app.ziteboard.com/?tweenpixels=200&tweenmilliseconds=400 This link sets the distance to 200 pixels and the duration to 400 milliseconds. Adjust the parameters as you wish.
The viewonly=1 URL parameter is obsoleted. From now, the view only mode is available in the app.
In the middle of the top side of the screen, there is a clickable label: Fullscreen. You can hide this label by visiting this link: https://app.ziteboard.com/?fullscreen=0 You can use the system hotkey for fullscreen, which is F11 on Windows and control+command+f on Mac.
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The table below contains the default values of the features. Adjust the values and generate your custom whiteboard link. Save or bookmark the link for sharing with others or for the case when your browser data cleared.
Horizontal grid size.gridheight =
A4 pages.a4pages =
Video chat size.videosize =
Size of dot cursor.cursorsize = (tip: 6)
Color of dot cursor.cursorcolor = (tip: 666666)
Background Color.backgroundcolor = (tip: cccccc)
Zoom levels.zoomlevels = (tip: 1)
Primary font family.fontfamily1 =
Secondary font family.fontfamily2 = (type + instead of space)
Line thickness.linewidth =
Long press delay.longpress = (milliseconds)
Moving the canvas.tweenpixels = (pixels)
Moving the canvas.tweenmilliseconds = (milliseconds)
Fullscreen label.fullscreen = (0 means: hide)
Language.lang = (EN, RU, TW)
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