Repeat Signage V4 help

Repeat Signage V4 help

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Welcome to Repeat Signage V4 online help

This is the online version of the help file that is included with Repeat Signage with up to the minute help information which applies to the latest version of Repeat Signage.

 



Introduction pages

 

Repeat Signage V4 overview


Repeat Signage 2010-2015 users

 

Repeat Signage features


Windows 10 and Repeat Signage

Windows 8/8.1 and Repeat Signage


Windows XP support


Windows Embedded


Repeat Signage editions


RepeatServer.com


Installing Repeat Signage


System requirements

 

Templates

 

Sample play lists


Sample media files


Running from network drives


Supported file types


Repeat Signage licensing


End-user licence agreement


Activating and deactivating software


 

Getting started - walk throughs

 

These are step-by-step walk throughs.  If you prefer to watch videos, then please see our Online video tutorials and YouTube videos page.

 

Creating your first presentation


Playing your first presentation


Playing your first presentation when Windows starts

 

Creating your first play list


Playing your first play list


Playing your first play list when Windows starts

 

Setting up player computers and linking to RepeatServer.com

 

Creating menus (or adverts) and displaying with the Flash Banner control


Designer screen help page


Single, playlist, scrolling and advanced scrolling controls


Touch screen presentations overview


Landscape and portrait


Designing presentations - general advice


 

Training videos

 

Online video tutorials


Repeat Signage YouTube channel


 

Controls


Repeat Signage has the following types of controls for use within presentations:

 

Animated gif control


Audio control

 

Barcode and QR code control

 

Clock (text based) or date control


Controller                   


Data grid control          


Flash banner control


Flash clock control


Flash control


Flash RSS control 


Flash video control


PDF/Document control

 

Picture control


PowerPoint presentation scheduler control


RTF document control


Shape control

 

Spreadsheet control   

 

Streaming media control


Text label control   

 

Text block control 


Video control
Depreciated - Please use the Flash Video control instead


Web browser (and web widgets) control


Webcam control


 

Industry specific Repeat Signage version controls

 

RightMove feed (BLM file) player control (specific to the Repeat Signage 2014 for UK Estate Agents edition)

 

Touch screen controls

 

In touch screen presentations, you have access to all the above controls, but also have two additional touch screen specific controls:

 

Keyboard control


Touch screen surface control


 

The touch screen surface control is automatically added to a touch screen presentation when it is created.  You can double click this to set it's options but you cannot add a second touch screen surface control or delete the default one.   See Touch screen presentations overview for more information on how touch screen presentations work.

 

Utilities

 

FTP Manager


RSS Feed Manager


Data Connection Manager


Text Manager

 

Digital signage and help topics

 

Changing the Repeat Signage loading presentation screen


Configuring MIME types on web servers


Copyright issues


Creating shortcuts and command line parameters


Database support in Repeat Signage


Disable Windows logon screen


Displaying single presentation on multiple screens


Extending the Windows desktop onto multiple monitors


FTP sites


Fonts in Repeat Signage


Getting a Windows screen snapshot


iCal files - Using iCalendar files to schedule control content

  

Keeping Repeat Signage on top of other programs

 

Landscape and portrait


Local variables


Microsoft Excel and OpenOffice Calc spreadsheets in Repeat Signage


Microsoft PowerPoint in Repeat Signage


Microsoft Word and OpenOffice.org Writer documents in Repeat Signage


Multiple monitor support


Picture editing


Programming Repeat Signage


Recommended free and paid for software


Relative paths in Repeat Signage


Remote control software


Repeat Icons


Repeat Signage Manager


RSS feeds


RSS feed list


Scheduling the turning off of a player screen at specific times

 

Screen burn-in

 

Shutting down a player computer at a specified time each day


Starting presentations on Windows load  

 

SQL


SVG files

 

System cache 

 

Text to speech for messaging and patient/visitor call


Troubleshooting Internet connection problems


Troubleshooting video problems


Twitter RSS feeds in Repeat Signage


Unicode support in Repeat Signage


Using Repeat Signage with Dropbox.com


Windows 8 and Repeat Signage


YouTube videos in Repeat Signage


 

Displaying Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Greek, Russian, Indian, Hebrew and other non-latin text

 

See our Unicode support in Repeat digital signage software page for information on how to use Unicode characters in Repeat Signage.

 

支持中國寫作    日本語の表記は、サポートされている,     Русская письменность поддерживается
हिंदी लेखन का समर्थन किया
    Ελληνική γραφή που υποστηρίζονται

 

RepeatServer.com

 

RepeatServer.com has been set up as a free service to Repeat Signage customers and evaluators.  This allows you a central location to host files and text used in presentations.  It also allows you to create and maintain RSS feeds for use in Repeat Signage and also RSS feeds that you can link to your organisation's website.  New services are being added to RepeatServer.com all the time so please visit www.RepeatServer.com to create a free account and to look at the latest information and services.  There are also 1,100+ free pictures to download to help you design your presentations.

 

Free tools

 

On the main Repeat Signage screen there are a number of free tools:

 

Repeat spreadsheet - Create and edit Excel .xlsx files

 

Repeat save a website page to a picture file


Repeat Batch Image Resizer


Repeat Batch PDF Splitter

 

Spreadsheet creator/editor


Text to speech screen


 

These free tools are available in the evaluation edition, which never expires.

 

Copyright of Repeat Signage software and help system

 

Copyright 2009-2016 Repeat Software Ltd.  All rights reserved.