Simple view allows you to hide excess tools and icons in the room. This helps you focus your attention on the contents of the whiteboard.
When switched on, all controls disappear except those in the header of the virtual classroom and the functional windows for the media player and individual video.
This results in a less cluttered work space where the focus is the current whiteboard page.
This is how the virtual classroom looks in the mode:
Alternatively, you can turn the mode on from the slider button in your Personal Settings dropdown menu:
Exiting simple view
To exit the mode click the button on the bottom left corner or click on the option in the drop-down menu shown above. Simple view is also automatically switched on while in Presentation mode.
So far we have covered the functional windows and the tools relating to using the whiteboard. The next article will direct your attention to the Participant controls.