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Table of Contents

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Easy Interactive Tools Ver.4.2 Operation
Guide
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Easy Interactive Tools Ver.4.2 Operation Guide
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Features
Easy Interactive Tools is an application that allows you to draw on
projected images.
By using the interactive pen supplied with the projector, the following
drawing functions become available. You can also use your finger to draw
on the projected image if your projector supports touch operations.
Drawing on the projected image (Annotation mode)
Annotation mode allows you to add points and notes to the projected
image. By using illustrations, images, and graphics, you can enhance
classroom lessons and create more appealing presentations.
s "Drawing in Annotation mode" p.11
Drawing on a plain background (Whiteboard mode)
Whiteboard mode allows you to add text or images to a solid color
background. You can also select different backgrounds such as grid lines or
music sheet. Lined backgrounds could be useful for writing minutes or
documents during a meeting.
s "Drawing in Whiteboard mode" p.12
Useful functions
 Operate the computer's mouse
s "Operating a mouse from the projected image (mouse operations)"
p.12
 Control devices connected to a computer, such as a projector or
document camera
s "Tool Panel Functions" p.18
s "Camera Screen" p.20
Easy Interactive Tools Summary 3
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 Edit content drawn on the projected screen
s "Adjusting and Editing Shapes and Images" p.28
 Save the content you created as a PowerPoint slide
s "Slideshow Drawing Tool" p.29
 Use for teleconferencing
When you connect the projector to a computer over a network using
EasyMP Multi PC Projection, you can share the projected screen with a
remote location.
When used with Easy Interactive Tools, you can share annotations and
drawings made on the projected screen with multiple locations.
For more information about EasyMP Multi PC Projection, visit http://
www.epson.com.
System Requirements
Windows
OS Windows Vista* Ultimate 32-bit
Enterprise 32-bit
Business 32-bit
Home Premium 32-bit
Home Basic 32-bit
Windows 7 Ultimate 32-/64-bit
Enterprise 32-/64-bit
Professional 32-/64-bit
Home Premium 32-/64-bit
Home Basic 32-bit
Windows 8 Windows 8 32-/64-bit
Windows 8 Pro 32-/64-bit
Windows 8 Enterprise 32-/64-bit
Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 32-/64-bit
Windows 8.1 Pro 32-/64-bit
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 32-/64-
bit
Windows 10 Home 32-/64-bit
Pro 32-/64-bit
Enterprise 32-/64-bit
Education 32-/64-bit
CPU Intel Core2 Duo 1.2 GHz or faster
Recommended: Intel Core i3 or faster
Amount of Mem‐
ory
1 GB or more
Recommended: 2 GB or more
Hard Disk
Space
100 MB or more
Display Resolutions no lower than XGA (1024 x 768) and no
higher than WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Display color of 16-bit color or more
* Service Pack 2 or later
OS X
OS* OS X 10.7.x
OS X 10.8.x
OS X 10.9.x
OS X 10.10.x
OS X 10.11.x
CPU Intel Core2 Duo 1.2 GHz or faster
Recommended: Intel Core i5 or faster
Amount of Mem‐
ory
1 GB or more
Recommended: 2 GB or more
Hard Disk
Space
100 MB or more
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Display Resolutions no lower than XGA (1024 x 768) and no
higher than WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
Display color of 16-bit color or more
* QuickTime 7.7 or later is required.
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Installing
a  Install the software as a user with administrator authority.
 Close all running applications and then start the installation.
 When operating a document camera in Easy Interactive Tools, you
can set the display format for the Command Bar that is suitable for
cameras. On the installation screen, set Main Instructions to
Drawing on the Camera screen. (You can change this setting from
the General tab on the Settings screen.)
Windows
a Turn on your computer.
b Insert the EPSON Projector Software for Easy Interactive Function
CD-ROM into your computer.
The installer starts automatically. If the installer does not start
automatically, double-click the InstallNavi.exe file in the CD-ROM
drive.
c Follow the on-screen instructions to install.
OS X
a Turn on your computer.
b Insert the EPSON Projector Software for Easy Interactive Function
CD-ROM into your computer.
c Double-click the Install Navi icon in the EPSON window.
d Follow the on-screen instructions to install.
a When drawing across two displays in Windows, or when using
OS X, you need to install Easy Interactive Driver. Select Easy
Install and install Easy Interactive Driver.
s Projector's User's Guide
When using EB-465i/EB-460i/EB-455Wi/EB-450Wi/BrightLink
455Wi/BrightLink 450Wi, use Easy Interactive Driver Ver.1.XX.
(OS X only)
a See the following website for the latest Easy Interactive Tools version,
as well as information on supported projectors. http://www.epson.com
Uninstalling
Windows Vista/Windows 7
a Click Start, and then Control Panel.
b Click Uninstall a program.
c Select Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX, and then click
Uninstall.
Windows 8/Windows 8.1
a Select Search on the Charms, and then search for Easy
Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX.
b Right-click (press and hold) Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX, and
then select Uninstall from the app bar.
c Select Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX, and then select
Uninstall.
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Windows 10
a Right click Start.
b Click Control Panel.
c Click Uninstall a program.
d Select Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX, and then click
Uninstall.
OS X
a Double-click Applications - Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX.
b Run Easy Interactive Tools Uninstaller from the Tools folder.
c Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall.
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Starting Easy Interactive Tools
Make the following preparations before starting Easy Interactive Tools.
a The projector's setting method and items varies depending on the
model being used. Also, models that do not support network
connection cannot be connected to over a network. For more details,
see the projector's User's Guide.
When connecting a computer to the projector with a USB cable
 Connect the USB cable to the computer's USB port and the projector's
USB-B port.
 Set the Extended settings from the projector's Configuration menu.
When connecting a computer to the projector over a network
 Make network settings so that the computer can connect to the
network.
 Connect a wireless LAN unit or a LAN cable so that the projector can
connect to the network.
 Set the Network settings from the projector's Configuration menu.
 Install EasyMP Multi PC Projection from the EPSON Projector Software
CD-ROM supplied with the projector.
 If you are connecting using EasyMP Multi PC Projection, open the Set
options screen, select the General settings tab, and then select Use
Interactive Pen and Use Easy Interactive Tools.
a Turn on the projector and project images from the computer.
b Start Easy Interactive Tools on the computer.
 Windows Vista/Windows 7: Select Start - Programs (or All
Programs) - EPSON Projector - Easy Interactive Tools
Ver.X.XX.
 Windows 8/Windows 8.1: On the Start screen or the App screen,
click (tap) Easy Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX.
 Windows 10: Select Start - All apps - EPSON Projector - Easy
Interactive Tools Ver.X.XX.
 OS X: From the Applications folder, double-click Easy Interactive
Tools Ver.X.XX.
Easy Interactive Tools starts, and the Home screen is displayed.
a If you start Easy Interactive Tools while playing a movie, the movie
playback screen may turn black. Restart the application software that is
playing the movie.
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Operating the Interactive Pen
You can use the interactive pen supplied with the projector to operate the
Easy Interactive Tools.
The functions and shape of the interactive pen differ depending on the
model with which it was supplied. For more details, see the projector's
User's Guide.
Check that there is a battery in the interactive pen, and then turn it on.
Press the pen tip button to the screen to
select an icon.
Press and move the pen on the screen to
draw.
a  You can use two interactive pens at the same time except when
using EB-465i/EB-460i/EB-455Wi/EB-450Wi/BrightLink 455Wi/
BrightLink 450Wi.
 You can operate Easy Interactive Tools with up to six devices at the
same time, such as a mouse connected to a computer. For OS X,
you can operate with up to three devices.
 The following operations can only be performed by one device:
- Operations on the Home screen, Settings screen, Camera screen,
Insert image screen, and Select background screen
- Adjusting and editing identical shapes and images
- Using menus
- Entering text
- Operations on a window displayed in Whiteboard mode
Attention
Do not hold the nib section (a) of the interactive pen, or allow it to be
cracked or dirty. Otherwise, the interactive pen may fail to operate.
Touch Operations
On projectors that support touch operation, you can use your finger to
perform the same functions as the interactive pen.
When performing touch operations, you can also use two fingers for multi-
touch operations such as enlarging or reducing the image. The projector
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recognizes up to six multi-touch points. When a group of people are
performing touch operations, all members must use the same drawing
tool.
Drawing
Select a function from the Command Bar and the Drawing Toolbar.
A Command Bar
Allows you to change mode, save files, control connected devices, and make a
variety of settings.
B Drawing Toolbar
Allowsyoutoselectthethicknessandcolorofthepenlines,andselectgraphics
or text for the drawing area.
Available drawing screens
In Easy Interactive Tools, you can select a drawing screen according to the
environment in which you are using the projector.
To switch the drawing screen, click [ ] - [ ] on the command bar,
and then select settings under the Enlarge Screen tab.
Primary Display
You can project your computer's screen to
draw on the projected screen.
Secondary Display
While displaying content on your
computerscreen,youcanprojectdifferent
content from the projector. You can draw
only on the projected screen.
Use Multi-Projection
You can project images from multiple
projectors and draw across two projected
screens.
s "Drawing Across Two Screens"
p.14
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Two drawing modes
Easy Interactive Tools provides two drawing modes. When you change the
mode, the screen changes as shown below.
Annotation mode
Allowsyoutodrawontheimagecurrently
displayed on the computer. This is useful
when you need to emphasize certain
points or add notes.
You can also draw on images from a
document camera.
Whiteboard mode
Allows you to display and draw on a plain
screen. You can treat the drawing area as a
page, and create multiple pages to draw
on.
You can also save your drawings as a file
and open them again later.
Drawing in Annotation mode
This section explains how to draw on images from a computer's screen or
document camera in Annotation mode.
a Select Desktop annotation on the Home screen or [ ] from
the Command Bar.
Annotation mode starts and the computer's screen is displayed.
a To draw on images from a document camera, select Camera on
the Home screen, or [ ] from the Command Bar. The
image from the document camera is displayed on the Camera
screen.
s "Camera Screen" p.20
b Select [ ] on the Drawing Toolbar.
c Draw on the projected image.
a To change the color and thickness of the pen lines, select
[ ] next to [ ] to display the pen palette.
Once you have selected the color and thickness, select [ ] to
close the pen palette.
d To erase drawings, select [ ] or [ ] from the Drawing
Toolbar.
 When you select [ ]: You can use the interactive pen as an
eraser.
 When you select [ ]: All of the current drawings are erased.
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e To save the content of your drawing, select [ ] from the
Command Bar.
You can save the displayed screen in JPG, BMP, PNG, PDF, or EIT
format.
You can set the save location, file name, and the file format on the
Save tab on the Settings screen.
s "Save tab" p.24
a If you open an EIT file on another computer that has a
different display resolution, some parts of the drawings may not
be displayed.
Operating a mouse from the projected image (mouse operations)
When you select [ ] from the Drawing Toolbar in Annotation mode,
you can operate the computer from the projected image (mouse
operations).
When mouse operations is activated, you can use the interactive pen to
perform operations such as click, right-click, and drag & drop.
 Click: Press and remove the pen tip from the projected image.
 Right-click: Press the right button on the interactive pen, or hold the
pen tip to the projected image for a few seconds and then remove the
pen tip from the image.
 Drag & drop: Press the pen tip to the icon or object that you want to
move, drag the pen tip to where you want to move the object, and then
remove the pen tip from the projected image.
a  You cannot use the drawing functions when performing mouse
operations.
 To use the drawing functions, select [ ] again.
Drawing in Whiteboard mode
This section explains how to draw on a plain page in Whiteboard mode.
In Whiteboard mode, you can add pages from the Command Bar, as well as
display the page list screen where you can perform page operations.
a Select New on the Home screen or [ ] from the Command
Bar.
Whiteboard mode starts, and a new page is displayed.
a To open a previously saved file, select Open on the Home
screen or [ ] from the Command Bar.
b Select [ ] on the Drawing Toolbar.
c Draw on the page.
a To change the color and thickness of the pen lines, select
[ ] next to [ ] to display the pen palette.
Once you have selected the color and thickness, select [ ] to
close the pen palette.
d To erase drawings, select [ ] or [ ] from the Drawing
Toolbar.
 When you select [ ]: You can use the interactive pen as an
eraser.
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 When you select [ ]: All of the current drawings are erased.
e From the Command Bar you can add/delete, duplicate, or move
pages.
Displays thumbnail images of the available pages.
 Select a thumbnail image: Changes the displayed page.
 Drag & drop a thumbnail image: Changes the display order.
Adds and displays a new page.
Duplicates the page currently displayed.
Deletes the page currently displayed.
Moves the page currently displayed up by one position.
Moves the page currently displayed down by one position.
f To save the content of your drawing, select [ ] from the
Command Bar.
When you use full display in Whiteboard mode, use [ ] to select
Save or Save As.
Saves all pages with drawings in JPG, BMP, PNG, PDF, or EIT
format.
If you want to edit a file again in the future, select EIT format.
a If you open an EIT file on another computer that has a
different display resolution, some parts of the drawings may not
be displayed.
Save Format Save Unit
JPG/BMP/PNG Saves all pages by treating one page as one
file.
PDF/EIT Saves all pages in one file.
You can set the save location, file name, and the file format on the
Save tab on the Settings screen.
s "Save tab" p.24
Changing between full display and window display
When you select [ ]/[ ] from the Command Bar in Whiteboard
mode, you can change the drawing screen between full display and window
display.
Full display Window display
a  During window display, you can only use one interactive pen.
 During window display, operations outside the window become
computer mouse operations.
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Drawing Across Two Screens
You can draw across two screens when multiple projectors are connected to
the computer being used.
Make the following preparations before drawing across two screens.
a  You need to install Easy Interactive Driver Ver.4.0 to draw across
two screens.
s "Installing" p.6
 The projector's setting method and items varies depending on the
model being used. Also, you cannot draw across two screens if your
projector does not support the feature. For more details, see the
projector's User's Guide.
Connecting multiple projectors
Follow the steps below to connect a computer to the projector.
 Connect an image signal cable such as a computer cable or an HDMI
cable.
 Connect the USB cable to the computer's USB port and the projector's
USB-B port.
 Set the Extended settings from the projector's Configuration menu.
When you have finished connecting the projector, check the following on
the computer being used.
 The resolution for the primary display and the secondary display are the
same
 The primary display and the secondary display are displayed at the
same height
 The secondary display is placed on the right of the primary display
 System Configuration - Mission Control - Operating space for each
display is set to Off (OS X only)
Setting the projector
In the projector's Extended - Easy Interactive Function - General -
Advanced - Multi-Projection menu, select the projector's installation
position.
Setting Easy Interactive Tools
a Click [ ] - [ ] on the Command Bar.
The Settings screen is displayed.
b On the Enlarge Screen tab, select Use Multi-Projection under
Use Screen Settings.
Exiting Easy Interactive Tools
You can exit Easy Interactive Tools using one of the following methods.
 Click [ ] from the Command Bar.
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 Windows: Click [ ] on the task tray, and then click Exit from the
popup menu.
 OS X: Control-click [ ] in the Dock, and then click Quit from the
popup menu.
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You can perform the following functions on the Home screen.
A Desktop annotation
Annotation mode starts and the computer's screen is displayed.
B New
Whiteboard mode starts and a new file is displayed.
C Open
Whiteboard mode starts and you can open a file saved previously. You can
select EIT files, or .avi files for Windows or .mov files for OS X.
D Recent Files
Whiteboard mode starts and the most recently saved file is opened. You can
select EIT files, or .avi files for Windows or .mov files for OS X.
E Camera
Annotation mode starts and the image from the document camera is
projected.
F Web Browser
Annotation mode starts and the computer's Web browser starts.
G Other Applications
You can register up to six shortcuts for frequently used applications.
You can register an application by simply dragging & dropping the shortcut
icon into an empty frame. To remove a registered application, drag & drop the
icon off the Home screen.
When EasyMP Network Projection or EasyMP Multi PC Projection are
installed on the computer, these applications are registered automatically.
These applications cannot be removed.
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You can perform the following functions from the Command Bar.
Annotation mode
Whiteboard mode
A Home Screen
Displays the Home screen.
B Save
Savesthedisplayed screeninJPEG,BMP,PNG, PDF,or EITformat.
All pages are saved in Whiteboard mode. If you save in PDF or EIT
format, all pages are saved as one file.
When you use full display in Whiteboard mode, use [ ] to select
Save or Save As.
You can change the save location from the Save tab on the Settings
screen.Ifyouwanttoeditadrawingagaininthefuture,saveitinEIT
format.
a If you open an EIT file on another computer that
has a different display resolution, some parts of the
drawings may not be displayed.
s "Save tab" p.24
C Page up
During Annotation mode: Scrolls up in the selected document.
During Whiteboard mode: Moves the page currently displayed up
by one position.
D Page down
During Annotation mode: Scrolls down in the selected document.
During Whiteboard mode: Moves the page currently displayed
down by one position.
E Other tools
Displays the tool panel.
s "Tool Panel Functions" p.18
F Camera
Displays the image from a document camera connected to the
computer. See the following for more information on using the
Camera screen.
s "Camera Screen" p.20
* This function supports the Epson document camera. For a list of
supported document cameras, contact the nearest address provided
in the Epson Projector Contact List in your projector's or document
camera's User's Guide.
G Annotation mode
Starts Annotation mode.
H Whiteboard mode
Starts Whiteboard mode.
I Exit
Quits Easy Interactive Tools.
a You can change the size of the Command Bar by clicking [ ] in
Annotation mode. When Camera is selected, the display format for the
Command Bar is optimized for document camera operations.
The following functions are only available in Whiteboard mode.
J New
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Creates a new file.
K Open
Opens previously saved EIT files, or .avi files for Windows or .mov
files for OS X.
a When you open a file created in a single display en-
vironment,thesaveddrawingsaredisplayedonthe
primary display and you cannot draw on the sec-
ondary display even if Use Multi-Projection is en-
abled.
To draw on both screens, click [ ] to create a
new page or click [ ] to duplicate the page that
contains drawings across two screens.
L Page list
Displays the page list screen.
Whentheinteractive pen leaves the page list,the listisautomatically
minimized to the right or left of the screen. The page list is displayed
again when the interactive pen moves to the minimized area.
If you select [ ], it changes to [ ], and the page list is locked
in place.
Select [ ] to close the page list.
M New page
Adds a new page after the page currently displayed.
N Copy page
Duplicates the page currently displayed and adds it after the current
page.
O Delete page
Deletes the page currently displayed.
P Window Display
Switches the drawing screen between full display and window
display.
Tool Panel Functions
The following panel is displayed when you select [ ] from the
Command Bar.
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Annotation mode Whiteboard mode
A Enlarge Area
Displays an enlarged view of the image. Drag the cursor to select the
area you want to enlarge.
B Print
Printsthescreencurrentlydisplayed.Allpagesareprintedwhenyou
use Whiteboard mode. You can also select the pages you want to
print on the print settings screen.
C Capture
Captures the currently displayed screen and copies it to the
clipboard. The clipboard holds only one item at a time.
a When displaying a window in Whiteboard mode,
any notes drawn outside the window frame are not
copied.
D Right click
(This is only available during mouse operations in Annotation
mode.)
Apenclickfunctionsasaright-clickonlyonce, andthen returnstoa
normal click.
E Help
(This is only available during mouse operations in Annotation
mode.)
Displays the Help.
F Settings
Opens the Settings screen.
s "Settings Screen" p.22
G Input Panel
Displays a virtual keyboard on the screen. You can enter characters
and control the computer from the virtual keyboard by selecting the
keys.
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H Projector Control
Select the following buttons to control the projector.
When controlling a projector that is connected to a computer over a
network, set the network information for the projector on the
Projector tab on the Settings screen.
s "Projector tab" p.26
 [ ]: Changes to the images from the device connec-
ted to the computer port.
 [ ]: Changes to the images from the device connec-
ted to the video port.
 [ ]: Changes to the images from the device connec-
ted over a network.
 [ ]: Changes to the images from the device connec-
ted to the USB port.
 [ ]: Pauses or plays the image being projected.
 [ ]: Temporarily turns off/on the images and audio
being projected.
 [ ]: Increases the volume output from the projector.
 [ ]: Decreases the volume output from the projec-
tor.
I Shade
Coverstheprojectedimagewithashade.Youcandragthefoursides
to change the shaded area.
Click [ ] to exit shade.
J Spotlight
Emphasizes part of the projected image using a spotlight effect. You
can drag the spotlight frame to change the emphasized area.
Click [ ] to exit spotlight.
You can change the shape of the spotlight from the General tab on
the Settings screen.
The following functions are only available in Whiteboard mode.
K Select background
Allows you to select a background from the nine patterns provided.
You can also select to show a still image of your current desktop, an
image file, or an image from the document camera as the
background image.
L Paste
Pastes data from the clipboard to the currently displayed page.
M Insert image
Selecttheimageyouwanttoinsertintothecurrentlydisplayedpage.
You can select a file in JPG, BMP, or PNG format.
Camera Screen
The Camera screen is displayed when you select [ ] from the Command
Bar.
The Camera screen allows you to display images from a document camera
connected to the computer. You can make adjustments such as changing
the size and brightness of the image, and then save as an image or movie
file.
* The functions available differ depending on the document camera being
used.
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A Select camera
Displays a list of the document cameras connected to the computer. Select the
document camera you want to use to project images in the Camera screen.
B Rotate
Rotates the image by 180 degrees.
C Larger/Smaller
 [ ]: Drag the cursor to select the area you want to enlarge.
The enlarged image is displayed in a new window. You cannot
record or save the image in the new window.
 [ ]: Enlarges the image.
 [ ]: Reduces the image.
D x1
Displays the image at its actual size without any enlargement or reduction.
E View full screen
Switches the Camera screen to full screen display. Click [ ] to switch back to
the window display.
F Auto Focus
Adjusts the image focus automatically.
G Freeze
Pauses the image temporarily.
H Record
 [ ]: Records document camera images (except for drawings)
and audio. While recording, the recording time is displayed at
the lower right of the camera image. If audio is not recorded, set
the audio input device on the Camera tab on the Settings screen.
s "Camera tab" p.25
 [ ]: Records document camera images (except for drawings) at
one second intervals. Audio is not recorded.
 [ ]: Stops recording.
The recorded image is saved in .avi format for Windows and .mov format for OS
X.
You can set the save location for the recorded image on the Camera tab on the
Settings screen.
s "Camera tab" p.25
I Save Still Image
Saves the image (including drawings) currently being displayed as a still image.
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J Use current image
Pastes the current document camera image onto a page in Whiteboard mode.
* This is unavailable when Camera is set as the display format for the Command
Bar.
K Picture Quality
Displays the Picture Quality window.
 [ ]: Adjusts the contrast of the image. Move the slider to the
right to increase the contrast, and to the left to decrease the con-
trast.
 [ ]: Adjusts the brightness of the image. Move the slider to
the right to increase the brightness, and to the left to decrease
the brightness.
 [ ]: Adjusts the white balance (tint) of the image. To increase
the strength of the blue tint in the image, move the slider to the
right. To increase the strength of the red tint in the image, move
the slider to the left. When Auto White Balance is selected, the
white balance for the image is adjusted automatically.
 Reset: Restores the brightness, contrast, and white balance set-
tings to their default settings.
* This is not available if the connected document camera does not have a
brightness, contrast, or white balance adjustment function.
L Pan/Tilt
Drag & drop to move the position of the image (only when an image is enlarged).
M Drawing
Use the Drawing Toolbar to draw on the image.
Settings Screen
Select [ ] - [ ] from the Command Bar to display the Settings screen.
General tab
Toolbars sizes Sets the size of the toolbar to Small or Normal.
Spotlight shape Sets the shape of the spotlight to a circle or square.
Slideshow Drawing Tool Select to use the dedicated Slideshow drawing toolbar
when projecting PowerPoint slides.
s "Slideshow Drawing Tool" p.29
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Right Click Settings Set the operation performed when you right-click in the
drawing area.
 Open Drawing Toolbar: Displays the Drawing Toolbar
at the position you right-clicked.
 Change to Mouse Mode: Changes from the drawing
function to the mouse operation function (during
Annotation mode only).
 Change Between Pen and Eraser: Changes between the
drawing function and the eraser function.
 Clear screen: Clears all of the drawings.
 Off:Nooperationsareperformedevenifyouright-click.
Color palette SelectPalette2toalloweasyviewingforpeoplewithpartial
color blindness. Try Palette 2 if it is difficult to view colors
using the default setting.
Auto Clear Screen When Clear screen is selected, all the drawn content is
erased when you perform the following operations.
 Switchingfromdrawingoperationstomouseoperations
in Annotation mode
 Clicking Page up or Page down
Thickness of Preset Pen Select Thick or Thin to change the combination of line
width for fine lines and thick lines for each black, red, and
blue pen.
Set the Command Bar for
the Camera
Set the display format for the Command Bar used for
cameras.
Version information Displays the version information for the Easy Interactive
Tools you are using.
Enlarge Screen tab
Use Screen Settings Select the screen drawn in Easy Interactive Tools.
 Primary Display: Allows you to draw on the primary
display only.
 Secondary Display: Allows you to draw on the
secondary display only.
 Use Multi-Projection: Allows you to draw across the
primary and secondary displays.
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Language tab (Windows only)
Change language Sets the display language for Easy Interactive Tools. This
setting takes effect after restarting Easy Interactive Tools.
Save tab
Check when saving Select to display the screen where you can set the save
location, file name, and file format when saving images.
Save location folder Sets the folder where you want to save the screen.
The following are the default folders for saving screens.
Windows
<startup_drive>:\users\<user_name>\Documents\Easy
Interactive Tools
OS X
<startup_drive>:\Users\<user_name>\Documents\Easy
Interactive Tools
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File name Setsthefilenamewhensavingthefiles.Youcanenterupto
32 characters. (The following symbols cannot be used:
\/:*?”<>|)
A number and extension are added at the end of the file
name when saving the file.
Example: AAA0001.jpg
File type Sets the file format when saving the files.
Camera tab
Check when saving Select to display the screen where you can set the save
location and file name when saving movies or images.
Save location folder Sets the folder where you want to save the movie or image.
The following are the default folders for saving movies or
images.
Windows
<startup_drive>:\users\<user_name>\Documents\Easy
Interactive Tools
OS X
<startup_drive>:\Users\<user_name>\Documents\Easy
Interactive Tools
File name Setsthefilenamewhensavingthefiles.Youcanenterupto
32 characters. (The following symbols cannot be used:
\/:*?”<>|)
A number and extension are added at the end of the file
name when saving the file.
Example: AAA0001.avi
File type Sets the file format when saving the files.
No Audio Select if you do not want to record audio when recording
movies.
Select Audio Device
automatically
Select to automatically select the audio device being used
when recording movies.
Audio Device Select the audio device you want to use when recording
images. This is unavailable when Select Audio Device
automatically is selected.
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Whiteboard mode tab
Page list display position Sets the position where the page list is displayed in
Whiteboard mode.
Position of Whiteboard
Command Bar
Set the Command Bar display position.
Projector tab
Projector name Displays the target projector name (displays only).
IP address Enter the IP address of the projector to be controlled by
EasyInteractiveToolsfromtheprojectorsconnectedtothe
network.
Click the Check Connection button to connect to the
specified projector.
Monitor Password Enter the Monitor Password set for the projector. You can
enter up to 16 single-byte alphanumeric characters. If the
password is wrong, you cannot connect to the projector.
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You can select the following functions from the Drawing Toolbar.
Annotation mode Whiteboard mode
A Mouse
(This is only available during Annotation mode.)
Switches from drawing operations to mouse operations, and the cursor
on the computer screen becomes a normal mouse cursor. You can click
and drag on the projected image using the interactive pen.
Click this icon again to return to drawing operations.
B Undo
Undo the previous operation.
C Shapes
Select the shape you want from the shapes provided. You can also select
the color and line width of the shape.
D Select
Select the drawn content or inserted image, and then perform
operations such as moving the item or adjusting the size.
E Pen
Switches to a pen to draw freely. Click [ ] on the left of the icon to
change the color and width of the pen line.
F Highlighter pen
Switches to a highlighter pen that can draw translucent lines. Click
[ ] on the left of the icon to change the color and width of the
highlighter pen line.
G Black pen
Switches to a black pen to draw freely. Click on the right of the icon to
draw thick lines, and click on the left of the icon to draw fine lines.
H Red pen
Switchestoaredpentodrawfreely.Clickontherightoftheicontodraw
thick lines, and click on the left of the icon to draw fine lines.
I Blue pen
Switches to a blue pen to draw freely. Click on the right of the icon to
draw thick lines, and click on the left of the icon to draw fine lines.
J Eraser
Switches to an eraser. Click on the right of the icon to erase wider areas,
and click on the left of the icon to erase narrower areas.
K Clear screen
Clears everything drawn on the displayed page.
L Always show toolbars
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(This is unavailable when displayed on a window during Whiteboard
mode.)
The Drawing Toolbar is always displayed.
M Selected tool
Displays the tool selected in pen [ ][ ] and touch [ ] as an
icon. (The displayed content differs depending on the model being
used.)
N Close
(This is unavailable when displayed on a window during Whiteboard
mode.)
Closes the Drawing Toolbar. The Command Bar is also closed during
Annotation mode.
You can display the Drawing Toolbar again by selecting the Drawing
Toolbar tab [ ] on the right or left side of the screen.
O Add Text
Changes to text entry. Select the drawing area to display the text box.
P Redo
Cancels an undo operation and restores the previous status.
Adjusting and Editing Shapes and Images
You can adjust and edit figures, lines, and inserted images.
 Larger, Smaller
Select [ ] on the Drawing Toolbar, select the object, and then drag the
points to enlarge or reduce.
When enlarging or reducing an object with your fingers, select the object,
and then touch two of the points on the object. When enlarging, move
your fingers apart to separate the two points. When reducing, move your
fingers closer together.
 Rotate
Select [ ] on the Drawing Toolbar, select the object, and then rotate
the points.
When rotating an object with your fingers, select the object, and then
touch two of the points on the object. Move your fingers in the direction
you want to rotate to the object.
a When selecting a figure drawn with lines, make sure you select the
solid line.
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You can perform the following operations from the sub menu by selecting
[ ] on the Drawing Toolbar, selecting the object, and then selecting
[ ].
Duplicate Creates an object identical to the selected object, and
places it at the lower right of the original object. You can
select multiple objects.
Infinite Cloning Enters Infinite Cloning status in which you can copy
selected objects by dragging & dropping. You can also
enter this status by clicking [ ] at the top right of an
object frame and set it to [ ].
Cancel Infinite Cloning Cancels Infinite Cloning status when the selected object is
in that status. You can also cancel Infinite Cloning status
by clicking [ ] at the top right of an object frame and
set it to [ ].
Copy Copies the selected object to the clipboard. You can select
multiple objects.
Paste Pastes the copied object.
Edit Edits the selected text.
Group Groups multiple objects together to create one object.
Ungroup Undoes the grouping performed using the Group
function.
Bring to Front
Send to Back
Bring Forward
Send Backward
Changestheoverlappingorderfortheselectedobject.You
can select multiple objects.
Delete Deletes the selected object. You can select multiple
objects.
a Shortcut operations, such as pressing the [ctrl] + [A] key on the
computer's keyboard, are not supported.
Slideshow Drawing Tool
When a PowerPoint slideshow is started, the Drawing Toolbar changes as
shown below allowing you to use PowerPoint drawing tools.
Windows
OS X
Click [ ][ ] at the left or right of the screen to change the display
position of the drawing tools.
 [ ]: Displays the drawing tools at the left of the screen.
 [ ]: Displays the drawing tools at the right of the screen.
When using Windows, you can save a PowerPoint slide with drawn
content.
When using OS X, you can only draw.
a  Make sure you start Easy Interactive Tools before starting a
PowerPoint slideshow.
 You can make settings to choose whether or not to use the
PowerPoint drawing tool on the General tab.
s "General tab" p.22
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The following PowerPoint versions are supported.
Windows Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016
OS X Microsoft PowerPoint 2008/2011/2016
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Problem Solution
Characters become garbled after changing the language. Characters become garbled if fonts for the language you are using are not available on your operating system.
Select Restore defaults on the Settings screen to restore the default settings.
s "Settings Screen" p.22
One person cannot operate their pen when two people are using
interactive pens.
During the following operations, only one person can use the interactive pen.
 When window display is being used during mouse operations or Whiteboard mode
 While performing operations on the Home screen, Settings screen, Camera screen, Insert image screen, and Select
background screen
 While adjusting and editing identical shapes and images
 While using menus
 While adding text
Cannot draw on the Keynote slide presentation. You cannot draw on the Keynote slides in OS X.
Cannot display images correctly in Enlarge Area. The following restrictions apply.
 Applications that use the Microsoft DirectX function may not display correctly when using Enlarge Area. (Windows
Vista only)
 DVD player images cannot be displayed correctly in Enlarge Area.
Cannot save or print images from Media Player. The following restrictions apply.
 Applications that use the Microsoft DirectX function may not be able to save or print images correctly.
 DVD player images cannot be saved or printed correctly.
Cannot read some of the drawings when opening an EIT file.  If you open the EIT file on another computer that has a different display resolution, parts of the drawings may not be
displayed. Open the EIT file on a computer that has the same display resolution.
 The EIT file may have been corrupted. Create the drawings again.
Cannot playback recorded movies correctly.  Use Windows Media Player to play movies recorded on Windows operating systems.
 Use QuickTime Player 7.7 or later to play movies recorded on OS X operating systems.
* Depending on the document camera being used, audio is not recorded.
Drawings across two screens are cut off  Check that Easy Interactive Driver Ver.4.0 is installed.
 Drawings may be cut off depending on the installation environment of the projectors.
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