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Freehand Collaboration

InVision Freehand is the incredibly diverse online whiteboard that's empowering teams to create together in real time. 

Sharing a freehand

Inviting others to join your freehand takes just a moment, and there are two ways to share:

  • Add people to your freehand
  • Share a document link to the freehand

Invite people

To invite people to a document:

  1. Open the freehand and, at the top right, click the Share button.
  2. In the To: field, enter the name of the person you want to invite.
    If you want to add someone who isn't yet a member of your team, enter their email address.
  3. To the right of the To: field, click the drop-down and select Can edit or Can review.
  4. Click the Invite button.
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Share a document link

Document links are the main URLs for prototypes, boards, and freehands.

To share a document link to your freehand:

  1. While viewing the Freehand, navigate to the top-right corner and click Share.
  2. To the right of Copy Link, click Settings.
  3. Under Who can Open this Document?, choose an option:
    • Anyone with the link
    • Members of [your team] with the link
    • People invited
  4. Under What can they do?, choose between:
    • Edit, draw and view
    • View only
  5. Click Save.
  6. To the left of the Settings link, click Copy Link.

You can now send that link to anyone you want to join your freehand.

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Presenting a freehand

Presenting a freehand allows others to see the project from your perspective. If you are presenting, anyone currently viewing the freehand will follow the actions you take.

To start a presentation, go to the top of the page and click the present icon (). To stop presenting, click the stop icon ().

You can independently follow a specific collaborator's actions by navigating to the top-right corner of the page and clicking their avatar. To stop following a collaborator, click their avatar again. Click the present icon to take over as presenter at any time.

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