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Repeat Signage digital signage software

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Once you have signed up for a free account and your login details have been saved, then this tab will display status information about your account. tab

This looks different depending on whether you have signed up for a free account and added your email address and password to the screen.  Create a free account if you haven't already done so and then enter you details.

Once you have added your details, then this tab will display all the files you have hosted with and a menu to administer your account.  Please note that this requires an active Internet connect to update account details. RSS feeds

You may want to scroll news for your organisation across bottom of your presentations, or scroll special offers, etc. allows you to create and publish RSS news feeds which are stored on the Internet (free of charge) at  You can then use these in any of your presentations by inserting RSS controls and to point at and scroll your news.  You can then log onto from anywhere in the world and change the information being displayed.  This allows you to remotely update the information being displayed. Banner picture RSS feeds

These are created the same as RSS feeds above, but you can specify a picture, two lines of text and a transition effect to the next picture.  They are used with the Banner control which allows you to remotely update the pictures and text displayed with the control. Text Labels and Text Blocks

You can also create text files on which again are then accessible from anywhere in the world.  You can then insert these into your presentations.  You can then log onto from anywhere in the world and change the information being displayed.  This is useful for offers of the day type information, or easily changing the information you are displaying to viewers.  There are two types:

Text labels - These are plain text files (.txt) which do NOT allow any formatting, such as bold, colours or different fonts.  These are then displayed in presentations using with Repeat Signage's Text label control.  When you change the text labels online at then the presentation playing them will download the new version and change the text displayed on screen.

Text blocks - These are rich text files (.rtf) files which allow mixing fonts, sizes, colours, etc.  Windows WordPad creates RTF files as well as most word processing packages.  You can create these at and then use Repeat Signage's Text block control to display them.  When you change the text blocks online at then the presentation playing them will download the new version and change the text displayed on screen.

Uploading files to

Use the upload option to upload files to  For example, you may have a spreadsheet of information that you want to display in a presentation.  You can export this to a PDF file in most spreadsheet packages and then insert this into a Repeat Signage presentation using the PDF/Document control.   If you upload this PDF to, then it would be available to your organisation's presentations played on screens anywhere in the world.  When you update the spreadsheet, you can then export again and upload to  Computers playing the presentation with this PDF in will then automatically download and display the new PDF file.   This allows you to remotely update presentations.

You may want to upload Repeat Signage presentations and Repeat Signage play lists, and have remote computers play these.  When you upload new versions, the remote computers will download and play the new versions.

Downloading all files to the system cache so that they are available offline files are on an Internet website.  Repeat Signage downloads Internet files into it's system cache when required.  This then means that if the Internet connect drops, it will still be able to play most types of files (with the exception of live website pages with the WebBrowser control).  You can manually download all the files hosted at to a computer by clicking on 'Download' then 'Download all files to cache' option. account security at remote locations and creating new users

When you set up a account and put the connection details into Repeat Signage, then this helps you remotely update these files as well as inserting them into presentations.  The first account is an administrator level account which allows full control to add, edit and delete files and RSS feeds.

However, at a remote site, you should use a read only account with player computers.  You can set another user by clicking on the 'Account' menu then 'User list'.  Add a new user and on the access level tab, change all the options to 'READONLY'.  Use this account option when setting up remote computers.

Using files in presentations

In the Standalone edition, you can only use RSS feeds from  In the Standard and above edition, when you insert a file into a presentation, such as a picture file, there will be a option that allows you to pick files from your account. 

Internet connection problems

If you have an active Internet connection but Repeat Signage cannot connect to, then please use the 'Internet connection testing' option until the 'Help' menu to find a possible solution.  You may need to specify proxy server settings on some networks.

Video tutorials for Repeat Signage
The best way to get started is to use the video tutorials available at our website that will very quickly get you started with Repeat Signage.  To access these, please visit:

YouTube videos - Create a free account to create and host RSS feeds - Adding users and setting RSS feed access levels - Downloading sample image files - Creating and using Banner RSS feeds

Using the Repeat Signage Text Manager with 2014

Getting help on any screen in Repeat Signage

Each screen (and tabs within screens) in Repeat Signage has 'Press F1 for help' at the bottom of the screen.  You can click this link to bring up help or press the F1 key on your keyboard.  This will always give you help specifically for the screen or the tab you are currently on.