Repeat Signage V5 help

Repeat Signage V5 help

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Repeat Signage digital signage software

Welcome to Repeat Signage V5 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 V5 overview

 

Repeat Signage V4 and 2015 users

 

Repeat Signage features

 

Windows 10 and Repeat Signage

 

Repeat Signage on high resolution screens

 

Repeat Signage editions

 

RepeatServer.com

 

eBay Auctions in Repeat Signage BETA

 

GDPR privacy policy

 

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 Banner control


Designer screen help page


Single, playlist, scrolling and advanced scrolling controls


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

 

Banner control (pictures or pictures with text)

 

Barcode and QR code control

 

Clock (text based) or date control

 

Clock control (digital and round)

 

Controller control (Standard and above editions only)

 

Data grid control (Corporate and Media Wall editions only)

 

PDF/Document/PowerPoint control

 

Picture control (single picture)

 

PowerPoint presentation scheduler control  (Standard and above editions only)

 

RSS reader control

 

RTF document control 

 

Shape control

 

Text label control

 

Text block control 

 

Video control 

 

Web browser (and web widgets) control

 

Webcam control  (Standard and above editions only)

 

Utilities

 

Data Connection Manager

 

eBay connection Manager

 

FTP Manager

 

RSS Feed Manager

 

Text Manager

 

Repeat signage and help topics

 

4k monitors - Repeat Signage on high resolution screens

 

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


eBay Auctions in Repeat Signage

 

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


YouTube videos in Repeat Signage


 

Displaying country characters

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.

 

GDPR privacy policy

To see how we use your personal data on RepeatServer.com and in Repeat Signage, then please see our GDPR privacy policy.

 

Free tools

 

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

 

Repeat save a website page to a picture file


Repeat Batch Image Resizer


Repeat Batch PDF Splitter

 

Repeat Spreadsheet creator/editor


Text to speech screen

 

Save complete website page image

 

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

 

Copyright of Repeat Signage software and help system

 

Copyright 2009-2021 Repeat Software Ltd.  All rights reserved.