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Vanishing Pen on host's screen share

rexmadden
Listener

Is there any way to turn on the Vanishing Pen for people viewing your screen? It would be helpful to be able to draw on the host's screen, especially when collaborating on something. Other pair programming tools, like CoScreen and Tuple allow this out of the box. 

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ccameron
Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

@robertslater,

 

You are correct in saying only the screen share initiator can use vanishing pen at this time.

 

Zoom always welcomes feedback or product ideas! Those can be submitted below:
https://zoom.us/feed

 

Hope this helps. If this answers your question, please accept as solution.

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ccameron
Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

Hello,

 

Annotation tools like Vanishing Pen can be used as long as annotation is enabled. You can find the steps for enabling annotation at the link below:

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/4409894568845-Enabling-or-disabling-annotation-tools-for-m...

 

If this answered your question, please "Accept as a solution" and give a thumbs up. Thank you!

So far as I can tell, only the person initiating the screen share can use the "Vanishing Pen" annotation tool. If this is not the case, how can a participant who is not the one sharing their screen use the Vanishing Pen tool and, if it's not something anyone save the screen-sharer can do, where can I request/vote for this feature to be extended to all meeting participants? In most meetings I am in, it is people who are not presenting their screen that most need a tool like the "Vanishing Pen" to indicate something  to the sharer, since the sharer can just use their mouse to indicate an area of interest on the screen.

ccameron
Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

@robertslater,

 

You are correct in saying only the screen share initiator can use vanishing pen at this time.

 

Zoom always welcomes feedback or product ideas! Those can be submitted below:
https://zoom.us/feed

 

Hope this helps. If this answers your question, please accept as solution.

Thanks! I submitted the improvement request but I don't see a way to accept your answer (maybe because I'm just commenting on another user's ticket).