Using Gestures

If your SMART interactive product supports multitouch gestures, you can use them to complete various actions in SMART Notebook software.

NOTE: To use gestures, you must enable both Gestures and Multitouch in your SMART Notebook settings.

TIP: When you use gestures, make sure you hold your fingers at a right angle to the interactive screen. Donít hold your wrist or other fingers too close to the screen.

Control-Clicking

To Control-click

Press and hold the object.

OR

Using two fingers on the same hand, press and hold the object with your left finger, and then press the screen once with your right finger.

Manipulating Objects

Objects include icons, buttons, links and other components of programs that appear on your screen. You can manipulate these objects using multitouch gestures as described below.

To flick an object

  1. Press the object.

  2. Quickly flick your finger in any direction.

To resize an object

  1. Using one finger on each hand, press the screen at opposite ends of the object.

  2. Drag your fingers in opposite directions to enlarge the object.

    OR

    Drag your fingers toward each other to reduce the object.

To rotate an object

  1. Using one finger on each hand, press the screen at opposite ends of the object.

  2. Rotate your fingers in the direction you want to rotate the object.

  3. When you reach the angle you want to rotate the object to, release your fingers.

Browsing

In addition to manipulating objects, you can browse content on your screen using multitouch gestures.

To display the next page

Quickly flick your finger right to left across the screen.

To display the previous page

Quickly flick your finger left to right across the screen.

To zoom in or out

  1. Using one finger on each hand, press the screen at opposite ends.

    NOTE: To avoid selecting an object, ensure you press empty areas of the screen.

  2. Drag your fingers in opposite directions to zoom in.

    OR

    Drag your fingers toward each other to zoom out.

 

To pan horizontally or vertically

  1. Using two fingers on the same hand, press and hold the screen.

  2. Drag your fingers up, down, left or right.

  3. When you reach the area you want to view, release your fingers.