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Last Updated: Mar 06, 2015 03:24PM UTC
Please note this article applies to Personal, Professional, and District subscription accounts.

Boardmaker Online Editor Actions
The Boardmaker Online Editor was designed to be a simplified version of what Boardmaker v6 or Boardmaker Studio can do.  To keep things simple we  only included the following 17 common actions.

InsertLabel()
Inserts the text from this Button's label into the current message window
 
InsertText(text)
Inserts text at the current cursor position of the current message window.
 
Parameters
text        Text to insert.
 
Speak()
Speaks the contents of the current message window.
 
SpeakLabel()
Speaks the label of the current object ( shortcut for SpeakLabel(thisObject) )
 
SpeakText(text)
Speaks the specified text
 
Parameters
text        Text to speak.
 
PictureSpeech(speechText)
Inserts this button's label and symbol into the current message window but use different speaking text.
 
Parameters
speechText        Alternate text to speak.
 
PictureSound(soundId)
Inserts this button's label and symbol into the current message window but play a sound file instead of speaking the label.
 
Parameters
soundId                               Name of the sound file to play.
 
PlaySound(soundId)
Plays a sound file.
 
Parameters
soundId                               Name of the sound file to play.
 
OpenPage(pageName)
Opens a page.
 
Parameters
pageName          The name (or path and name) of the page to open.
 
NextPage()
Displays the next page in the current activity (will not change to a page in another activity).
 
PreviousPage()
Displays the previous page in the current activity.
 
OpenPopup(pageName)
Opens a page as a popup (on top of the current page) in the center of the screen.
 
Parameters
pageName          The name (or path and name) of the page to open
 
ClosePopup()
Closes the popup that contains this action.
 
Print()
Prints the current page
 
PrintProject()
Prints all of the pages in the current project.
 
PrintMessageWindow()
Print the contents of the current message window.
 
PopupVideo(videoId)
Opens the video full screen and waits for the video to finish before executing the next action.  The popup will be closed automatically when the video is finished.
 
Parameters
videoId           The video ID to be played

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